Quote: "It took me until the sixth inning to get my second wind. I thought it might be a double or a triple. It was very exciting." - Tigers' Juan Gonzalez, who hit the first inside-the-park home run of his 10-year major-league career
It's a fact: The Twins have 22 homers in the past 24 games, but are still last in the majors with 104.
Who's hot: The Yankees, who were 17th in scoring before the All-Star break, lead the majors with 319 runs since.
Who's not: The Royals' Dan Reichert, who began the day with a league-leading 15 wild pitches, threw two in the opening three innings yesterday.
On deck: The Athletics' Tim Hudson goes for his 15th victory today, facing the Blue Jays.