Quote: "These kind of games aren't fun; they're long and hard to get through. So we suffered through. Nobody got hurt, except maybe a few egos." -- Twins manager Tom Kelly after his team lost to Kansas City, 8-4, yesterday.
It's a fact: The White Sox have the best road record in baseball at 39-26.
Who's hot: The Yankees are 27-15 since July 1, the best mark in league.
Who's not: Boston shortstop Nomar Garciaparra has one hit in his past 10 at-bats.
On deck: Oakland's Tim Hudson, who recently signed a four-year extension, will be going for his 14th win tonight in Comerica Park against the Tigers.