Baseball

May 26, 2001

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Who's hot

Ben Grieve of the Devil Rays has reached base in an AL-best 32 consecutive games.

Who's not

Sandy Alomar of the White Sox went 0-for-3 against Tigers and is hitless in his past 15 at-bats.

Line of the night

Hideo Nomo, Red Sox pitcher

IP H R BB SO

9 1 0 0 14

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Who's hot

Brian Giles of the Pirates extended his hitting streak to nine games with a first-inning single.

Who's not

Mike Piazza of the Mets is in a 7-for-57 slump, dropping his average to .238.

Line of the day

Kerry Wood,Cubs pitcher

IP H R BB SO

9 1 0 2 14

AMERICAN LEAGUE

"He hits a line drive at people and then bloops in a hit and is unhappy it's not a line drive. It's tough to make him happy." Joe Torre, Yankees manager, on outfielder Paul O'Neill.

On deck

Jim Thome of the Indians will tie Albert Belle's club record with his next homer. Thome has 241.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

He said it

"I was up there and it was going 95 mph, 96 mph. [Joe] Girardi said, `Can you catch up to that?' And I said no."

Allen Levrault, Brewers pitcher, on facing Cubs' Kerry Wood at the plate.

On deck

Curt Schilling of the Diamondbacks will try to improve to 8-1 as Arizona faces red-hot San Diego.

ORIOLES

The number

110

Pace Orioles are on to get hit by pitches, surpassing the club record of 65 in 1997.

He said it

"When I first did it, I didn't think it was that big of a deal. I really didn't."

Pitcher Pat Hentgen,who went on the disabled list yesterday with elbow tendinitis.

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