Notable

June 09, 1996

Angels: California has been outscored 50-13 in its past six games. . . . Chili Davis, Gary DiSarcina and Jack Howell are day-to-day with strained left hamstring muscles.

Athletics: Mark McGwire reached on a walk in the sixth, extending his team record to 52 straight games in which he has reached base. That includes all 38 games in which he has played this season.

Giants: Since hitting what was his major-league-leading 17th home run on May 11, Barry Bonds has gone 86 at-bats without another homer. . . . Giants pitchers have given up a National League-high 80 home runs.

Indians: Cleveland has homered in 25 of its past 28 games, totaling 43 homers in that span. . . . Eddie Murray is sidelined with a strained right hamstring.

Mets: Rookie pitcher Paul Wilson (tendinitis in right shoulder) was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 5.

Rangers: First baseman Will Clark is expected to be out three or four days with a strained left quadriceps. Mickey Tettleton, normally the DH, moved in for Clark at first base.

Tigers: Travis Fryman left in the third inning with a sore foot after being hit by Kenny Rogers in the first. X-rays were negative, but he has three bruised toes on his left foot and is day-to-day. Twins: Paul Molitor's eighth-inning single gave him 2,873 for his career, tying him with Babe Ruth for 31st place all-time.

Yankees: Third baseman Wade Boggs is doubtful for today's game. He says he has leg cramps. . . . Kenny Rogers' start was his shortest since May 21, 1993, when he lasted one-third of an inning, giving up two runs on three hits for Texas against California.

Pub Date: 6/09/96

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