Quote: "Now we know how other teams feel. I've been here since 1990 and have never really been in a pennant race." - Cleveland's veteran catcher Sandy Alomar, on trailing the hot White Sox by five games.
It's a fact: The White Sox became the AL's first 40-win team with their first sweep at Jacobs Field and first in Cleveland since the final games at old Cleveland Stadium in 1993.
Who's hot: Tampa Bay's Fred McGriff has four homers and 11 RBIs in nine games against Anaheim.
Who's not: Detroit's Juan Gonzalez is hearing boo-birds at home after going 0-for-5 against Toronto Wednesday night.
On deck: The AL Central-leading White Sox travel to the Bronx to face the AL East-leading Yankees.