"I didn't know what his intentions were. I wouldn't go out of my way to stop him. He ran for me and I got him. I just put an end to it right away."

Blue Jays 1B coach Ernie Whitt, after he helped security guards stop a fan who had run on the field


Angels: RHP Kelvim Escobar underwent surgery on his pitching elbow and is expected to be sidelined until late August or early September.

Escobar is 2-2 with a 3.54 ERA in seven starts.

Twins: 3B Glenn Williams will miss at least 6 to 8 weeks with a dislocated right shoulder, further depleting the infield.

Williams had an MRI exam yesterday. After 10 years in the minor leagues, Williams was called up this month and hit .425 in 40 at-bats.

Yankees: Recalled RHP Jason Anderson from Class AAA Columbus and optioned OF Kevin Reese to Columbus.

By the Numbers


A 3-1 victory over Minnesota last night marked the first time this season that Kansas City had beaten either the Twins or the White Sox, the top two teams in the AL Central.

Today in Baseball

1995: Eddie Murray of the Indians became the second switch-hitter to reach 3,000 hits when he singled against the Twins. Murray joined Pete Rose, the career hits leader with 4,256, as the only switch-hitters to get 3,000.

-- Compiled by

Christian Swezey