Quote: "Preston Wilson is not playing after he gets two strikeouts. Pope John Paul II could speak ex cathedra and demand that I play him, and it won't happen." - Marlins manager John Boles, who will not permit his center fielder to break the major-league strikeout record
It's a fact: The Rockies finished with a 48-33 home record, the fifth best in the league; only the four playoff teams were better.
Who's hot: The Phillies' Bobby Abreu has reached base in 38 straight games.
Who's not: The Expos have given up a National League-record 12 grand slams this season.
On deck: The Braves' Tom Glavine goes for his major-league-leading 21st victory today, facing the Rockies.