Quote: "I'd have them pitching batting practice. If you're tired, take a 2 o'clock nap like a kid in the afternoon."
-- Hall of Famer Bob Feller, on pitchers who complain of being overworked.
It's a fact: Boston's Dennis Eckersley has passed Kent Tekulve and moved into second place on the career pitching appearance list. Eckersley has appeared in 1,052 games, behind leader Hoyt Wilhelm's 1,070.