Reggie Sanders of the Pirates hit two homers in an inning last
night, giving him seven in his past eight games.
John McDonald of the Indians is in a 2-for-36 batting slump.
Line of the day
Rob Mackowiak, Pirates OF
AB R H RB HR
5 3 4 3 2
He said it
"I've got nine grandkids. I love watching them play, but ... it's a little bit below the caliber I'm used to." Jack McKeon, who in May, at 72, became manager of the downtrodden Marlins and has them in wild-card contention in the National League.