Quote: "I think we're all ready to go home. I know I'm much more exhausted, in terms of playing, this year than I was last year. I'm very tired." - Reds' Chris Stynes, who took over as regular third baseman after Aaron Boone's season-ending injury July 5
Who's hot: The Astros' Julio Lugo has a 14-game hitting streak.
Who's not: The Cubs have allowed 221 home runs this year, tying the club record they set last year.