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April 13, 1999

Quote: "The whole season is not based on the first two weeks of the year, but [6-2 is] better than being 2-7, of course." -- Mets pitcher Bobby Jones

It's a fact: Boyz 2 Men didn't show up to sing the national anthem at the Phillies opener, which was performed by the Philadelphia Boys Choir instead. Boyz 2 Men issued an apology, saying they got stuck in traffic.

Who's hot: Scott Rolen is the only Phillie to hit in all eight games.

Who's not: The Marlins have just one home run and 20 runs in seven games.

On deck: Reds left-hander Denny Neagle (Arundel), on the disabled list with a strained quadriceps muscle and weak left shoulder, is scheduled to make another rehab start at Triple-A Indianapolis today. He is slated to pitch for the Reds on Sunday.

Pub Date: 4/13/99

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