AL notable

August 07, 1998

Twins: Center fielder Otis Nixon missed his second straight game yesterday with a sore hamstring. He hopes to return to the lineup today. Jeff King went 3-for-5 and is hitting .448 in his last seven games.

Blue Jays: Shortstop Felipe Lopez, Toronto's first-round pick in the June draft, agreed to terms. The 18-year-old Lopez, who was selected 18th overall, batted .521 with seven homers, 28 RBIs, 35 runs scored and 35 stolen bases in his senior season for Lake Brantley High School in Altamonte Springs, Fla.

Yankees: Pitcher Andy Pettitte, who missed a start earlier this week due to tightness in his left shoulder, is scheduled to throw from the Yankee Stadium bullpen mound today to determine whether he can make his scheduled start on Sunday.

Pub Date: 8/07/98

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