Angels: Pinch-hitter Orlando Palmeiro was hit in left eye in the ninth inning by a ball he fouled off the plate. He was on the ground for several minutes before leaving with the eye almost completely swollen shut. He was taken to Fairview University Hospital for X-rays. Anaheim is 4-13 in July.
Devil Rays: Tampa Bay manager Larry Rothschild was ejected in the second by plate umpire Dave Phillips for arguing balls and strikes.
Indians: Cleveland is 1-8 in 1998 and 6-14 overall against the Red Sox since winning the 1996 season series 11-1. Catcher Sandy Alomar Jr. missed his third straight game with a strained right hamstring.
Mariners: Right fielder Jay Buhner left the game after the top of the second inning with a sore left knee. He is listed as day-to-day. Catcher Dan Wilson was placed on the 15-day disabled list with torn ligaments in his left ankle.
Twins: Eight days after being activated, veteran right-hander Mike Morgan was placed back on the 15-day disabled list with an abdomninal strain. The move was retroactive to July 15th. Morgan, 38, was placed on the DL on June 26 with a strained rib cage muscle.
Pub Date: 7/22/98