Quote: "I didn't have a strong urge to grow a ponytail and jump on a Harley." -- The Devil Rays' Wade Boggs on the perils of turning 40 last week.
It's a fact: Last night's game ended the Rangers' streak of 252 consecutive televised games -- on Arlington or national TV -- since Sept. 11, 1996; it was Texas' only 1998 game not being aired.
Who's hot: The Angels have won 18 of 21.
Who's not: The White Sox's Jason Bere gave up six runs and four hits in four innings and has more walks (54) than strikeouts (46) this year.
On deck: The Tigers' two-game series with the Cardinals starting today is their first trip to St. Louis since they won the 1968 World Series.
Pub Date: 6/22/98