Quote: "They let the fastball go and batted everything else."
-- Devil Rays' Rolando Arrojo, who gave up seven runs and eight hits to the Yankees in 3 2/3 innings It's a fact: The Tigers are 63-53 when they hit a home run.
Who's hot: Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has not allowed a run in his past 27 appearances, covering 29 innings.
Who's not: Jim Thome's first-inning strikeout was his 167th this season, breaking the Indians record set by Cory Snyder in 1987.
Pub Date: 10/02/99