Baseball

May 06, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Mariners pinch hitters lead the AL with a .611 average (11-for-18) and 10 RBIs.

Who's not

Omar Vizquel, Indians shortstop who had three errors in 156 games last year, has three in 27 games this year.

Line of the day

Brad Fullmer,Blue Jays designated hitter

AB R H RBI HR

4 1 4 2 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

Aramis Ramirez of the Pirates is 12-for-27 (.444) with runners in scoring position.

Who's not

Tom Glavine of the Braves leads the major leagues in walks allowed with 29.

Line of the day

Terry Adams, Dodgers reliever

IP R H BB SO

0 7 6 0 0

AMERICAN LEAGUE

"Meetings don't have anything to do with winning and losing. I probably have a .500 record in games after we've had meetings." Rod Beck, Red Sox reliever

On deck

Brad Radke of the Twins goes for his major-league-leading sixth victory today, facing the Royals.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

On deck

The Astros don't face their first NL West opponent until the Padres on May 21.

He said it

"He's doing everything right now. I think he's found the fountain of youth." Bruce Bochy, Astros manager, on 42-year-old Rickey Henderson, who has a 10-game hitting streak and is batting .286

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