Hot corner

June 17, 1998

Quote: "It was neat to do it here. It was exciting, but I know my parents are 10 times more excited about it than I am. I saw some of my friends in the outfield. It's kind of neat to say, 'Hi' to them."

-- Athletics' Ben Grieve, who homered twice in his hometown debut against the Rangers in Arlington, Texas.

It's a fact: Royals interim manager Jamie Quirk is 3-4 while manager Tony Muser serves his suspension for the June 2 brawl.

Who's hot: The Indians' Bartolo Colon, who lowered his ERA to 2.73, has gone at least eight innings in seven of 14 starts.

Who's not: The Blue Jays' Woody Williams has given up six homers in three starts after allowing seven in his first 11 starts.

On deck: Former University of Maryland star Eric Milton tries to get on the winning track when he starts for the Twins against the Tigers tonight in Detroit.

Pub Date: 6/17/98

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