Quote: "We're all frustrated. I can't explain how frustrating this game can be. It can be devastating at times and frustrating. You get numb." - Mets catcher Mike Piazza, who since being on the cover of Sports Illustrated has hit .243 with three homers and six RBIs in 20 games
It's a fact: The Cubs' Don Baylor collected his 500th victory as a major-league manager.
Who's hot: The Marlins' Antonio Alfonseca collected his major league-leading 40th save in 44 chances.
Who's not: Last night's loss, coupled with a Cubs win, gave the Phillies the worst record in baseball.
On deck: Matt Williams and the Diamondbacks, chasing the Mets in the NL wild-card race, face Dodgers ace Kevin Brown.