June 22, 1999

Athletics: Oakland has scored first in all of the first seven games on its current road trip. The game was Oakland's last in Tiger Stadium, where the A's went 371-530.

Blue Jays: Tony Fernandez was honored before the game for becoming the career hits leader among Dominican-born players. He received a $5,000 check for the Tony Fernandez Foundation, which provides clothing and supplies to those affected by Hurricane Georges. Manager Jim Fregosi said Chris Carpenter, on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation, will likely make a rehab start tomorrow with Single-A St. Catharines.

Devil Rays: Shortstop Kevin Stocker was scratched because of tendinitis in his left knee.

Indians: Outfielder Mark Whiten, sidelined all season with a broken foot, will meet the team in Toronto for the start of a seven-game road trip tomorrow.

Rangers: Mark McLemore is in a 2-for-26 slump after going 0-for-4.

Royals: Reliever Marc Pisciotta, acquired from the Braves on Friday, made his first appearance for Kansas City.

Tigers: Luis Polonia extended his career-best hitting streak to 16 games, the longest for any Detroit player this year.

Pub Date: 6/22/99

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