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June 18, 1999

Quote: "If all these people, instead of being vocal, started punching [ballots]. If they go `M-V-P' they can punch three of them at one time."

-- Joe Torre, Yankees manager, who implored New York fans to vote for shortstop Derek Jeter to start in the All-Star Game.

It's a fact: The Devil Rays have committed an AL-high 57 errors, including 26 in the last 16 games.

Who's hot: The Tigers' Tony Clark is hitting .407 with two homers and eight RBIs in his six games since returning from the disabled list last Friday.

Who's not: The Indians' Bartolo Colon is winless in his last five starts, going 0-2 with a 5.42 ERA in that span.

On deck: The ERAs figure to take a beating when the Indians and Mariners, the AL's top two teams in batting and runs scored, begin a four-game series tonight at Jacobs Field.

Pub Date: 6/18/99

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