He said it
"They wouldn't boo me if they didn't miss me." Jason Giambi, Yankees first baseman, now booed nonstop by A's fans who cheered when he played there until last season
Russ Ortiz of the Braves goes for his major league-leading 16th victory today, facing the Dodgers.
Mike Lowell of the Marlins is batting .450 (9-for-20) with runners in scoring position since the All-Star break.
Jay Bell of the Mets is 1-for-13 as a pinch hitter.
Line of the day
John Olerud, Mariners 1B
AB R H RBI HR
3 3 2 7 2