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May 21, 2000

Quote: "I'm capable of pitching like that every time out. I can do it. I just forgot the last couple times." - Twins' Eric Milton, who pitched eight shutout innings after allowing 18 earned runs in his previous three starts

It's a fact: The Red Sox haven't lost on a Sunday since last Aug. 22, covering 12 weekends.

Who's hot: The Twins' LaTroy Hawkins has not allowed a run in eight of his past nine appearances and has a 0.59 ERA in that span.

Who's not: The Athletics' Matt Stairs is hitting .081 (3-for-37) against left-handers this season, worst in the majors.

On deck: The Indians' Jaret Wright, placed on the 15-day DL on Thursday with a strained muscle in his right shoulder, will throw off a mound today.

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