Quote: "It's something nice for the stat rat, but not something we think about or set out to do." - Chipper Jones on the possibility that the Braves could duplicate the 1973 team's unique feat of three players with 40 homers
It's a fact: The Astros have been hit by a pitch a major-league- leading 54 times this season.
Who's hot: Mariners starters have a major-league-best 4.26 ERA.
On deck: Red Sox pitcher Bret Saberhagen, on the DL all season after shoulder surgery, is scheduled to make a rehabilitation start today for Single-A Lowell.