July 04, 1999

Angels: Of Anaheim's 82 homers, 46 have been bases-empty shots.

Athletics: The pitching staff has not allowed a home run in the past nine games and has a homerless streak of 87 2/3 innings. Tony Phillips needs one hit to reach 2,000 for his career and two more walks to reach 1,300.

Blue Jays: Toronto has won 13 of its past 16 home games.

Devil Rays: Tampa Bay had won its previous six road games.

Mariners: Alex Rodriguez's homer in the fourth inning ended a four-game homerless streak for Seattle.

Rangers: Juan Gonzalez tied a major-league record with three sacrifice flies. It had been done nine previous times, most recently by Detroit's Chad Kreuter on July 30, 1994.

Twins: Jacque Jones is 26-for-81 (.321) with 12 RBIs in his past 20 games.

Pub Date: 7/04/99

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