August 15, 2004

Who's hot

John Olerud, who hit .245 with 22 RBIs before Seattle released him, is hitting .333 with 11 RBIs in nine games with the Yankees.

Who's not

Henry Blanco of the Twins is hitting .071 (2-for-28) in his past 11 games.

Line of the day

Rafael Furcal, Braves SS


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On deck

The Indians can move into a tie for the AL Central lead to day with a victory over the visiting Twins.

He said it

"We don't strike out a lot, but our power numbers are down. There's a fine line between working the count and staying aggressive. I think we've gone overboard at times." Bruce Bochy, Padres manager, whose team has the majors' fewest homers

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