"We had some cookies, a little coffee. Then we congratulated David and told him we expect a World Series." -- former Royals president Michael Herman, on the board of directors' final meeting, at which it ratified the agreement that transferred control to David Glass
It's a fact: The Mariners will finish April above .500 for the seventh time in club history.
Who's hot: The Tigers' Juan Encarnacion has a 10-game hitting streak.
Who's not: The Blue Jays' Carlos Delgado is 3-for-32 lifetime with 16 strikeouts vs. David Cone.
On deck: Boston's Carl Everett has seven homers in April, one short of the team record set by Fred Lynn in 1979 and equaled by Mo Vaughn in 1996-97.