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April 24, 1999

Quote: "It's not that people were sitting and talking on the phone. It's that the phones were ringing and nobody was answering them."

-- White Sox third baseman Greg Norton, on a team meeting to remind players that cell phones cannot be used in the locker room

It's a fact: Dennis Eckersley was the color commentator for the Red Sox on their radio broadcast, while regular commentator Joe Castiglione was attending his son's wedding.

Who's hot: The Royals' Jose Rosado lowered his ERA to 1.48.

Who's not: The Red Sox have nine home runs in their first 16 games compared to 18 in their first 15 games in 1998.

On deck: Mike Morgan (3-0), whose best season in his 21-year major-league career was 16-8 with the 1992 Cubs, goes for his fourth straight win with the Rangers today.

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