Aubrey Huff of the Devil Rays has a career-best 12-game hitting streak.
The Red Sox have dropped seven of their past 11 games and are 7 1/2 games out of a playoff spot.
Line of the day
Garret Anderson, Angels LF
AB R H RBI HR
4 2 4 7 2
He said it
"You could hear everything. It was like a golf or tennis match where everyone is quiet until the ball is hit."
Mike Lieberthal, Phillies catcher, on the announced crowd of 2,134, the smallest in Olympic Stadium history
Cory Lidle takes the mound as the Athletics go for their 21st consecutive victory, visiting the Twins tonight.