"We need to give him some time to work on some things. This is not a benching." -- Red Sox manager Jimy Williams on keeping Jose Offerman, who is hitting .175, out of the starting lineup for the first time
It's a fact: The White Sox set a major-league record for runs in April with 181, topping the previous mark of 180 by the 1998 Rangers.
Who's hot: The Blue Jays have homered in 21 of their 27 games.
Who's not: The Rangers finished April with a franchise-record 15 losses.
On deck: New Royals owner David Glass and his family will be officially welcomed by fans in on-field ceremonies Saturday before the game with the White Sox.