Quote: "It was neat to do it here. It was exciting, but I know my parents are 10 times more excited about it than I am. I saw some of my friends in the outfield. It's kind of neat to say, 'Hi' to them."
-- Athletics' Ben Grieve, who homered twice in his hometown debut against the Rangers in Arlington, Texas.
It's a fact: Royals interim manager Jamie Quirk is 3-4 while manager Tony Muser serves his suspension for the June 2 brawl.
Who's hot: The Indians' Bartolo Colon, who lowered his ERA to 2.73, has gone at least eight innings in seven of 14 starts.
Who's not: The Blue Jays' Woody Williams has given up six homers in three starts after allowing seven in his first 11 starts.
Pub Date: 6/17/98