Inside Baseball: Between The Lines

Joltin' Joe. Blue Jay Joe Carter is still hampered by a right thumb that was broken in spring training and remains so sore he can't open his car door with it, yet he set a major league record for the most RBIs in April, with 31, surpassing the old mark of 29 that was shared by three players. (Colorado first baseman Andres Galarraga also bettered that mark, with 30 April RBIs.) Carter's 31 ribbies were one more than Barry Bonds, David Justice, Mark Grace, Andy Van Slyke and Howard Johnson had -- combined -- for the month.

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