August 18, 1999

Blue Jays: Toronto is 0-5 on its current homestand. Shannon Stewart extended his hitting streak to 16 games.

Devil Rays: Tampa Bay turned three double plays yesterday after making five Monday, raising its major-league-leading total to 149.

Tigers: Detroit relievers have allowed eight runs in their past 42 innings, a 1.80 ERA.

Indians: Einar Diaz is batting .429 (18-for-42) with two out and runners in scoring position. Carlos Baerga's homer was his first with Cleveland since July 24, 1996.

Rangers: Texas has 17 homers in its past five games. Texas scored 10 or more runs for the 15th time this season and third game in a row. Every Texas starter had at least one hit by the third inning.

Red Sox: Bret Saberhagen has walked one or fewer in 16 of his past 18 starts.

Pub Date: 8/18/99

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