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May 21, 1999

Quote: "He's seeing the ball well. He's a good hitter, and if he isn't Player of the Week, I don't know who is." -- Mets manager Bobby Valentine of rookie Benny Agbayani, who's batting .484 with three homers since being called up from minors on May 12.

It's a fact: The Reds' 28 hits in their 24-12 win over Colorado Wednedsay tied a club record set in 1902.

Who's hot: Expos right fielder Vladimir Guerrero is batting .500 (14-for-28) with four home runs and eight RBIs in his last eight games.

Who's not: The Padres have lost four of their past five games.

On deck: San Diego's Tony Gwynn went 0-for-5 yesterday, keeping him 25 hits shy of becoming the 22nd player to reach 3,000.

Pub Date: 5/21/99

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