Quote: "That's the furthest thing from my mind right now." - Angels' Darin Erstad, on the All-Star voting, where he finished seventh among AL outfielders despite leading the majors in hits
It's a fact: The Indians have used 55 batting orders this season. Only Manny Ramirez, on the 15-day DL, has hit in the same spot all the time, batting cleanup in 47 games.
Who's hot: The Tigers have hit 38 homers in their past 18 games.
Who's not: The Red Sox's Mike Stanley is hitting .183 (22-for-115) in his past 37 games.
On deck: If Jose Cruz Jr. hits two homers by Sunday, the Blue Jays will become the first team with four players with 20 or more HRs at the All-Star break.