Hot corner

August 06, 1998

Quote: "It was real hard. Any time you make a decision to move one of the great players in the game, it's not easy."

-- Angels manager Terry Collins, on cutting veteran slugger Cecil Fielder yesterday

It's a fact: The Yankees' Darryl Strawberry is the first American Leaguer to hit two pinch-hit grand slams in a season.

Who's hot: Boston closer Tom Gordon has a league-leading 32 saves, 28 in a row, and has allowed only one homer all year.

Who's not: The fans in Seattle. Attendance is down 13 percent from last year, when the Mariners drew 3 million.

On deck: Veteran pitcher Bret Saberhagen goes for his 12th win when the Red Sox open a four-game series at Texas tonight.

Pub Date: 8/06/98

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