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Quote: "We'll keep sending him out there and having confidence in him. Roger is still Roger." -- Joe Torre, Yankees manager, on Roger Clemens, who fell to 12-8 with a 4.69 ERA after loss to Angels on Monday.

It's a fact: The Tigers have collected at least one extra-base hit in 60 straight games.

Who's hot: The Mariners' Edgar Martinez is batting .487 with four home runs and 13 RBIs during an 11-game hitting streak.

Who's not: The Angels have been outhomered, 56-13, in their past 37 home games.

On deck: The Red Sox today conclude their two-game series with the Athletics, the team closest to them in the wild-card race, before finishing their 12-game road trip against the division-leading Indians and Yankees.

Pub Date: 9/08/99

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