Baseball

May 24, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

The Rangers extended their team-record streak of consecutive games with a homer to 16.

Who's not

The White Sox have lost eight games in a row, all on the road.

Line of the day

Derek Jeter, Yankees shortstop

AB ..... R ..... H ..... RBI ..... HR

5 ...... 3 ..... 5 ...... 1 ........ 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

Randy Wolf of the Phillies has won three consecutive decisions and struck out 10 Pirates.

Who's not

Reds pitchers have allowed at least one homer in 13 straight games, matching a mark set June 29-July 10, 1955.

Line of the day

Mark Kotsay, Padres center fielder

AB ..... R ..... H ..... RBI ..... HR

5 ...... 2 ..... 4 ...... 2 ........ 1

AMERICAN LEAGUE

He said it

"He hit four home runs in this series. Unfortunately, three of them were foul."

Lou Piniella, Mariners manager, on David Bell, who hit a tiebreaking homer against the Twins.

On deck

Pedro Martinez of the Red Sox looks to go 7-0 as he tangles with Mike Mussina and the Yankees.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

On deck

Ben Sheets of the Brewers goes for his fifth victory today, facing the Cardinals.

He said it

"When you're facing Kevin Brown, you've got to play just about perfect, and we didn't do that."

Buddy Bell,Rockies manager

THE ORIOLES

He said it

"The only expectations I have to worry about are the ones I put on myself. Those are far higher than what anybody else puts on me."

David Segui, Orioles first baseman/DH

The number

6

Consecutive Orioles who reached base to open the first inning.

Schudule

Thurs. 24 Ana. 7:05, CSN

Fri. 25 Tex. 7:05, 13

Sat. 26 Tex. 1:35, 54, 50

Sun. 27 Tex. 1:35, 54, 50

Mon. 28 Tex. 1:35, 54, 50

Tues. 29 @ Sea 10:05, 54, 50

Wed. 30 @ Sea 10:05, CSN

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