Notable

May 11, 1999

Mariners: Fenway Park is where Ken Griffey has hit his fewest career homers, but also where he has his highest road average. He was hitting .325 with eight homers entering the three-game series. DH Edgar Martinez was sidelined with a sore left knee. Brett Hinchliffe, recalled from Triple-A Tacoma earlier in the day, was tagged for eight runs and seven hits in 2 1/3 innings.

Rangers: Juan Gonzalez's RBI was his 21st in the last 16 games. Tom Goodwin stole two of Texas' three bases. Rick Helling gave up four runs and eight hits in 6 1/3 innings.

Red Sox: Nomar Garciaparra has hit all five of his homers in the last six games.

Royals: Joe Randa became the first Kansas City player to steal home since Jermaine Allensworth last July 9.

Twins: Terry Steinbach, who has thrown out 36 percent of runners in his career, is just 2-for-18 this season (11 percent). Ron Coomer has hit safely in 15 of 17 games.

White Sox: Bob Howry pitched the ninth for Chicago, giving up Rafael Palmeiro's RBI single.

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