Who's hot The Tigers,who have won 12...

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May 13, 2001

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Who's hot

The Tigers,who have won 12 of 15, are .500 in May for the first time in six years.

Who's not

Gil Heredia of the Athletics has given up 12 homers, most in the majors. He didn't allow his 10th last year until July 4.

Line of the day

Joe Randa, Royals third baseman

AB R H RBI HR

6 2 5 2 0

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Who's hot

Matt Morrisof the Cardinals has given up eight earned runs in 52 innings, lowering his ERA to 2.29.

Who's not

The Cubs have totaled 22 runs in seven games since beating the Dodgers, 20-1, last Saturday.

Line of the day

Rich Aurilia,Giants shortstop

AB R H RBI HR

5 3 4 2 1

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He said it

"I'm not the ball. The ball's the only one who knows." Jimy Williams,Red Sox manager, asked about a 468-foot Manny Ramirez home run that started foul, then turned fair

On deck

For Mother's Day,Blue Jays players will stand at SkyDome turnstiles and present flowers to all mothers.

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He said it

"I'm glad we hit most of the home runs. Unusual, too."

Felipe Alou,whose Expos out-homered the Rockies 4-2 at Coors Field

On deck

Pac Bell Parkis sold out for the three-game weekend series against the Mets.

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The number

.277

O's winning percentage vs. Yankees since beating them seven straight in 1997.

He said it

"They are the world champions. They deserve that title. They have nothing ... to make anybody think that they are ready to relinquish it any time soon."

Mike Hargrove,on the Yankees.

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