Quote: "What do we have to do? Throw perfect games and hit every ball out of the park before they come out?" - pitcher Jim Parque of the first-place White Sox, who averaged 14,200 in their first 15 games
It's a fact: The Devil Rays have gone an AL-best 60 games without being shut out.
Who's hot: The Red Sox homered for the sixth straight game and for the 11th game in their past 12.
Who's not: The Royals pitching staff entered the final three games of their homestand leading the AL in home runs and walks.
On deck: The Red Sox's Pedro Martinez goes for his 12th straight regular-season victory today.