Quote: "They booed everything I did last time here. That's fine. I just ask them to get more original stuff, because I like to get involved and laugh." - Red Sox's Carl Everett, formerly of the Mets, on the New York fans.
It's a fact: The Devil Rays are 1-11 when their opponent starts a left-hander.
Who's hot: The White Sox have homered in 16 straight games, tying the club record.
Who's not: The Tigers' Hideo Nomo has lost three straight.
On deck: The Mariners are in the middle of their longest road trip of the year, a 10-game sojourn to San Francisco, Kansas City and Minnesota.