Notable

April 10, 2000

Blue Jays: Homer Bush, whose streak of 106 consecutive games ended Saturday night, returned to the lineup and scored twice despite going 0-for-4.

Mariners: Seattle opened the season by taking two of three each from the Red Sox and Yankees, two teams that were a combined 16-4 against it last season. The Yankees won nine of 10 from the Mariners last season.

Rangers: Craig Monroe of Double-A Tulsa drove in nine runs in a 17-2 victory over Shreveport on Saturday. He was 4-for-5 with three homers, including a grand slam.

Red Sox: Third baseman John Valentin missed his fourth straight game because of a sore left knee.

Royals: The team has used almost the same lineup in all seven games, changing only the catcher position where Gregg Zaun and Brian Johnson have shared duty.

White Sox: Frank Thomas has at least one hit in each of the first seven games. Chicago (4-3) is above .500 after seven games for the first time since a 5-2 start in 1992.

Yankees: Roger Clemens' career record dropped to 20-11 against the Mariners. He was bidding to become the winningest pitcher ever against the Mariners. Dave Stewart was 20-6 against Seattle.

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