August 02, 1999

Devil Rays: Fred McGriff was out of the starting lineup for the third consecutive game with a quadriceps injury. Wade Boggs' second-inning double was the 575th, 13th all-time.

Indians: Kenny Lofton missed his fourth straight game with a strained right hamstring, and David Justice missed his seventh in a row with a bruised left wrist.

Rangers: Texas is 5-1 against the Royals this season, 17-5 vs. the AL Central.

Red Sox: Jose Offerman's streak of reaching base in six consecutive at-bats ended when he grounded into a double play in the third.

White Sox: Chicago has scored first in 12 of 18 games since the All-Star break.

Yankees: After leading off the last two games with homers, Chuck Knoblauch grounded out in the top of the first. Paul O'Neill's double was his 11th extra-base hit over a 15-hit stretch.

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