Baseball

May 12, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Ichiro Suzuki of the Mariners has hit in 17 straight games.

Who's not

Kenny Rogers of the Rangers has allowed 10 homers this season.

Line of the day

Ellis Burks, Indians designated hitter

AB R H RBI HR

3 1 2 6 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

Mike Matheny, Cardinals catcher, is 10-for-14 throwing out runners attempting to steal.

Who's not

The Expos have lost their past nine series after sweeping the Mets April 6-8.

Line of the day

Doug Glanville, Phillies center fielder

AB R H RBI HR

5 2 4 3 2

AMERICAN LEAGUE

He said it

"This is a great place to play...There's nothing better than playing in front of fans that know the game." Jason Giambi, in the final year of his contract with Oakland, on playing at Fenway Park

On deck

Brad Radke of the Twins tries to raise his record to 7-0 today, facing the Royals.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

He said it

"I want to win a Gold Glove because the trophy is pretty. That trophy looks better than the MVP award, so I would rather win that one."

Gary Sheffield, Dodgers outfielder

On deck

Kevin Brown of the Dodgers seeks his sixth straight victory today, facing the Braves.

ORIOLES

The number

1.94

The increase in Willis Roberts' ERA last night (2.60 to 4.54).

He said it

"It's very simple. I'm just trying to hit the ball where it's pitched. People play me like I'm going to pull because that's what I used to do."

Fernando Lunar, who has RBI hits last two nights.

SCHEDULE

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@NYY.........@NYY...........Off......... .....Det..................Det................Det...............Min

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