Hot corner

May 31, 1999

Quote: "Eventually we're going to run into a team with good pitching and they won't let us score seven or eight runs. We've got to find little ways to score." -- Roberto Kelly of the Rangers, who won for the first time when scoring fewer than four runs It's a fact: The Royals are on a pace to score more than 900 runs this year. The club record is 851, set in 1979. And they haven't scored more than 750 since 1982.

Who's hot: The Red Sox's Nomar Garciaparra has 10 homers and 34 RBIs in May.

Who's not: The Blue Jays' David Wells has walked 27 after walking 29 all last season.

On deck: Joey Hamilton, who has eased his way back from a shoulder injury by pitching in the bullpen, will return to the Blue Jays rotation Saturday.

Pub Date: 5/31/99

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