* Friday is the 10th anniversary of the start of Cal Ripken's consecutive-game streak. He missed the first game of a doubleheader on May 29, 1982.
* Cecil Fielder went from April 22 to Friday night before homering.
* The Cleveland Indians were on a pace to make 188 errors.
* San Diego's Fred McGriff has hit 30 or more home runs in each of the past four years -- but has yet to make an All-Star team.
* It has been almost a year since the Chicago Cubs' Danny Jackson won a game (June 14, 1991).
* Since 1973, the Oakland Athletics have had only one winning season at Fenway Park (they are 35-72 in that span after Friday's game).