Quote: "We didn't think [the playoff race] was going to be easy. I didn't predict that we'd bury the Diamondbacks. ... The best team will win the West. I think it will be us." - Jeff Kent after the Giants lost consecutive home games for the first time since June
It's a fact: The Dodgers set a team record in Los Angeles with their 192nd home run of the year, eclipsing the 191 hit in 1977. The 1953 Dodgers have the franchise record of 208 while in Brooklyn.
Who's hot: The Rockies' Todd Hollandsworth has added 30 points to his batting average since being traded from the Dodgers on July 31.
Who's not: The Cubs' Ruben Quevedo gave up nine runs on four homers in 2 2/3 innings yesterday.
On deck: The Braves' Tom Glavine attempts to become the majors' first 20-game winner today.