Mariners: Ken Griffey has hit 19 homers into the third deck, three this season. Randy Johnson has reached double digits in strikeouts 86 times in his career and four times this season. Left-handed hitters are hitting just .143 (4-for-28) with 20 strikeouts against Johnson this season.
Rangers: Texas' home winning streak was one short of the team record set in 1986. Juan Gonzalez has four homers and 17 RBIs in six games against the Royals this season. Ivan Rodriguez had a chance to hit for the cycle but grounded to short in the eighth.
Tigers: Tony Clark has 16 RBIs in his past 12 games after totaling 14 in his first 32 games.
Pub Date: 5/25/98