Quote: "If the 162-game schedule is an equalizer, then we've got a lot of one-run victories coming."
-- Manager Larry Dierker, whose Astros are 0-12 in one-run decisions
It's a fact: The Mets are 9-0 in games started by a left-hander.
Who's hot: . Extra ushers were in the right-field bleachers near the Braves' bullpen as John Rocker made his first appearance of the year in Milwaukee.