Hot Corner

August 02, 1999

Quote: "The only advantage of being in a slump is that you get more fastballs than you normally would until you show you can hit them."

-- Greg Norton of the White Sox, who hit .055 from July 1-28

It's a fact: Since allowing 32 unearned runs in 50 innings as a reliever, the Twins' Joe Mays has allowed 12 runs in 58 innings as a starter.

Who's hot: The Athletics' Jason Giambi went 8-for-11 (.727) with four RBIs in the three-game series against the Devil Rays.

Who's not: The Indians' Charles Nagy is 1-3 with a 6.23 ERA in four starts since the All-Star break.

On deck: The Mariners' Freddy Garcia (10-6) looks to add to his major-league-leading rookie win total tonight against the Devil Rays.

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