"On this ballclub, guys check their egos at the door. We would laugh at someone who was trying to vie for attention or the back page." -- Catcher Mike Piazza on the Mets' controversial image.
It's a fact: The Cubs' Mark Grace scored his 1,000th career run yesterday against the Astros.
Who's hot: The Expos' Jeff Cirillo is 12-for-23 with runners in scoring position, the best in the NL.
Who's not: The Dodgers' Chan Ho Park walked seven batters Tuesday night for the second time in his career.
On deck: Los Angeles starts a 12-game road trip Monday.