Hot corner

August 24, 1999

Quote: "We're past worrying about how many people are going to come out, whether it be 30,000, 40,000 or 10,000." -- Athletics manager Art Howe, after just 10,047 showed up to see the Blue Jays in a game between two wild-card contenders.

It's a fact: The Devil Rays have allowed 10 or more runs 20 times this season.

Who's hot: The Rangers' Rafael Palmeiro hit his eighth homer in an eight-game span.

Who's not: The Twins stranded 12 runners last night, nine of them in scoring position.

On deck: The Red Sox's Pedro Martinez goes for his major-league-leading 18th victory tonight.

Pub Date: 8/24/99

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