May 8, 1999
Angels: Tim Salmon missed his fourth consecutive game with a sprained left wrist. Anaheim is 2-7 in its past nine road games.Athletics: Tim Raines has 1,276 walks, one behind Al Kaline, who ranks 27th all-time. Jason Giambi is the only Oakland player to appear in all 31 games this season.Red Sox: Reliever Rheal Cormier began serving a three-game suspension for hitting the Indians' Jim Thome with a pitch April 23. Pedro Martinez struck out 10 or more batters for the 13th time since he joined Boston last season and 40th time in his 160 career starts.
August 21, 2002
Who's hot Cristian Guzman of the Twins has a career-best 18-game hitting streak. Who's not Aaron Sele of the Angels, who walked a career-high-ty ing seven, has won once in his past nine starts. Line of the day Jason Giambi, Yankees 1B AB R H RBI HR 3 2 2 3 1 He said it "They've got the same promotion here they had in Mon treal: Dress up like an empty seat and get in free." Larry Walker, Rockies outfielder, after a game in Miami's Pro Player Stadium, where empty seats have outnumbered patrons six to one On deck Curt Schilling of the Diamondbacks goes for his major-league-leading 21st victory today, facing the Reds.