Quote: "It's a rough time right now. We need somebody to step up."
- Pitcher David Cone on Wednesday, after yielding seven runs in 3 2/3 innings in the Yankees' fourth straight loss.
It's a fact: The White Sox have scored 925 runs, breaking the club record of 920 set in 1936.
Who's hot: Seattle, with eight straight wins through Wednesday, its longest such streak since 1996.
Who's not: Detroit's Brian Moehler gave up seven runs and seven hits in 2 1/3 innings to Chicago Wednesday.
On deck: Texas' Rafael Palmeiro gets three chances at home to hit his 400th career home run, starting tomorrow against Anaheim.