Baseball

May 21, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

He said it

"I hate DH-ing. It's too boring. Youn don't have anyone to talk to. It's hard to get into the rhythm of the game."

Jason Giambi, who returned to first base after serving as the Athletics' DH for two games

On deck

The Mariners visit the Twins tomorrow for a two-game series that looks like an early playoff preview.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

He said it

"You hate beating yourself. You don't mind losing the ballgame; it happens. Well, actually, I do mind losing, but the walk makes it extra tough."

Terry Adams, Dodgers reliever

On deck

Curt Schilling of the Diamondbacks goes for his seventh victory tonight, facing the Giants.

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Homer Bush of the Blue Jays has five hits, a home run and a sacrifice fly in two games back from the disabled list.

Who's not

The Royals have allowed five home runs in a game three times this season.

Line of the day

Jason Varitek, Red Sox catcher

AB R H RBI HR

4... 3..4 ... 7 .. 3

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

Rick Reed of the Mets has walked just two batters in 67 2/3 innings this season.

Who's not

Pirates starters have won only eight times in 28 decisions.

Line of the day

Barry Bonds, Giants left fielder

AB R H BB HR

2 .. 2..2 ..2 ... 2

ORIOLES

He said it

"When Lunar hit it, I was already preparing myself to hit. I never thought Brady would be going."

Jerry Hairston,who stood on-deck as Anderson scored the winning run on a pop-up.

The number

29

Times the Orioles have been hit by pitches this season.

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