A July 10 Sports item incorrectly described Carl Hubbell's performance in the 1934 All-Star Game. Hubbell, the National League starter, struck out Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons and Joe Cronin in succession. (Published 7/15/2005)

QUOTABLE

"Three bunts."

Orioles' Rafael Palmeiro, on how he might get the hits he needs to reach 3,000 off Boston knuckleballer Tim Wakefield today

PERSONNEL DEPT.

Angels: Placed rookie 3B Dallas McPherson on the 15-day DL with inflammation in his left hip and purchased the contract of IF Zach Sorensen from Class AAA Salt Lake.

Blue Jays: With RHP Roy Halladay out at least a month with a broken leg, the team recalled RHP Brandon League and purchased the contract of RHP Justin Miller from Class AAA Syracuse. OF Gabe Gross was optioned to Syracuse.

Devil Rays: RHP Rob Bell (anxiety attacks) was designated for assignment after completing a rehab assignment with Class AAA Durham. Bell went on the 15-day DL May 14.

Indians: Recalled IF Brandon Phillips from Class AAA Buffalo and optioned LHP Brian Tallet. Phillips started against the Yankees and went 0 for 4, filling in for 2B Ronnie Belliard, who had leg cramps.

BY THE NUMBERS

36

Consecutive games Yankees' Hideki Matsui has reached base, best in the major leagues this season

TODAY IN BASEBALL

1934: At the Polo Grounds, the AL all-stars came back to beat the NL, 9-7, in a game that featured Carl Hubbell striking out Jimmie Foxx, Babe Ruth, Al Simmons, and Joe Cronin in succession.

-- Compiled by Jim Hage