Hot corner American League

July 28, 1998

Quote: "It was a thrill. Normally it's saved for major milestones. I thank the fans for it. It's very special when you pass somebody as big as Babe Ruth. It's a big day in my career."

-- The Devil Rays' Wade Boggs, who left to a standing ovation after singling to pass Babe Ruth for 33rd in career hits.

It's a fact: Last night's game was the last of 12 straight against AL West opponents for the Royals. They went 5-7 over that span.

Who's hot: The Angels' Garret Anderson has a 24-game hitting streak.

Who's not: Frank Thomas went 1-for-20 on the White Sox's five-game road trip, dropping his average to .257.

On deck: The Rangers' Aaron Sele (12-7) faces Roger Clemens (12-6) in a matchup of AL All-Star pitchers.

Pub Date: 7/28/98

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