Athletics: Ben Grieve tied the team rookie record with his 29th double, a mark currently shared with Jose Canseco (1986) and Brent Gates (1993). The A's bullpen is 0-6 with three blown saves since the All-Star break.
Devil Rays: Tony Saunders (Glen Burnie) also won back-to-back starts May 8 and May 13, 1997. Randy Winn hit eight home runs in three minor-league seasons.
Rangers: Pitcher John Burkett, who left Saturday's game in Minnesota because of stiffness on the right side of his neck, will make his scheduled start tomorrow.
Pub Date: 7/30/98