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...that Pirates third baseman Freddy Sanchez is batting .345, which is second to only Florida's Miguel Cabrera in the National League

...that Cabrera leads all NL third baseman in hitting, RBIs and runs scored, but is fifth in all-star voting, behind Scott Rolen, David Wright, Morgan Ensberg and Chipper Jones

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...that Los Angeles first baseman Nomar Garciaparra is hitting .369 and had a monster May where he hit .375 with 14 doubles and 28 RBIs

...that Red Sox second baseman Mark Loretta hit .404 in May after batting .218 in April

...that Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard had 13 homers and 35 RBIs in May

...that Pirates outfielder Jason Bay hit .321 with 12 bombs and 35 RBIs in May

...that Mets pitcher Tom Glavine went 5-0 in May, but teammate Pedro Martinez ended the month 0-1 with five no-decisions

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