April 29, 2004

Who's hot

Ken Harvey, Royals first base man, had a 3-for-4 night to raise his batting average to .421, which is second best in the AL.

Who's not

Derek Jeter was 0-for-4, running his hitless skid to 32 at-bats and matching the longest such dry spell by a Yankee since 1977.

Line of the day

Steve Finley, Arizona cf


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He said it

"This park is tough on any pitcher. You can take Cy Young or Nolan Ryan, put them in here everyday and you're going to give up a few runs."

Jack McKeon, Marlins manager, about hitter-friendly Coors Field

On deck

Byung Hyun Kim, Boston's closer in '03 before inconsis tency hit, will start Game 1 against Tampa Bay today.

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