" Fonzie [Edgardo Alfonzo], Griffey, Mike [Piazza] and Robin [Ventura] is a nice thought, but we have a pretty good team with him on the other side." -- Mets manager Bobby Valentine when asked what his lineup woule be like if Ken Griffey hadn't blocked a trade to New York last December.
It's a fact: The Dodgers scored 36 runs in sweeping their three-game series in Cincinnati last weekend.
Who's hot: Astros right-hander Shane Reynolds has won four straight decisions to start the season for the first time in his career.
Who's not: Before last night's game, the Brewers have struck out 135 times in 663 at-bats.
On deck: The Phillies' Curt Schilling is scheduled to make his first start of the season Sunday against St. Louis.