?The Rangers' 36-year-old manager, Bobby Valentine, is younger than three of his players—Hough, Tom Paciorek and Toby Harrah.
? Tommy John, 43 on May 22, got 17 of 21 outs on ground balls in his second start for the Yankees.
? John Felske has been above .500 for exactly one day in his Philadelphia managerial tenure.
?When Braves third baseman Ken Oberkfell beat the Expos May 15 with a 10th inning, three-run home run off Dan Schatzeder, it was the second homer of his career against a lefthanded pitcher in 3,014 at bats. The other came off Chris Welsh on Aug. 29, 1981.