August 23, 1996

Red Sox: Roger Clemens, who pitched the 98th complete game of his career, hasn't allowed a home run in 52 innings and only one in his last 17 starts at Fenway Park.

Athletics: Slugger Mark McGwire went 1-for-4 against Clemens last night. McGwire is 4-for-41 lifetime against Clemens.

Rockies: Colorado has hit 36 homers this month, 22 on the road.

Cardinals: St. Louis became the first visiting team this season to go homerless in a series at Coors Field.

Angels: With manager John McNamara still in a hospital because of a blood clot in his right leg, Joe Maddon managed the team for the second straight game. . . . California won consecutive road games for the first time since June 9-20, when it won five in a row.

Twins: Paul Molitor celebrated his 40th birthday with a double in four at-bats, his 2,965th career hit. . . . Chuck Knoblauch broke out of a 2-for-19 slump with three singles.

Pub Date: 8/23/96

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