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May 31, 1999

Quote: "I told him Ozzie Smith is retired." -- Braves hitting coach Don Baylor when told by the official scorer he'd changed an error to a hit for Chipper Jones on a hard-hit ball Dodgers shortstop Mark Grudzielanek couldn't get his glove on Saturday It's a fact: Weak-hitting Randy Johnson was 2-for-2 against the Mets' Masato Yoshii. The rest of the league's righties are batting .193 against Yoshii.

Who's hot: The Pirates' Jason Kendall has a 10-game hitting streak and has raised his average 97 points to .358.

Who's not: The Reds' Mike Cameron is in an 0-for-17 slump, including nine strikeouts. He has been benched the past two games after starting the previous 39.

On deck: The Mets plan to activate Bobby Bonilla before today's game.

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