? Vince Coleman successfully stole 41 bases in a row against the Phillies before he was caught trying to steal home on a quick pitch by Kevin Gross on June 10. Gross appeared to balk on the quick pitch, but it wasn't called.
?Speaking of balks, the umpiring crew of Bob Davidson, Terry Tata, Harry Wendelstedt and Jerry Crawford called 38 of the 89 balks in the National League through June 3. Those four had called more than all seven AL crews, who had 34.
? Neal Heaton, who didn't bat at the University of Miami, in the minors or in the American League, is hitting .289 for the Expos. Heaton, incidentally, is tied with the Dodgers' Bob Welch for the NL lead in stopping losing streaks. Starting after his team has lost, each has won five times.
?The Orioles had been swept in a series only nine times in the nine years before June 1986. Since then, they've been swept in nine more.
? San Francisco's outfield of Jeff Leonard, Candy Maldonado and Chili Davis has been hitless in two games all season.
? Scott McGregor, Bob Stanley, Jerry Reuss, Neil Allen, Joaquin Andujar, Len Barker, Larry McWilliams and Mike Flanagan were a combined 7-28 through last weekend. They are earning a total of $8.03 million this season.
? Ken Landreaux expressed surprise that the Dodgers were reportedly thinking of releasing him after they signed free agent Danny Heep. Landreaux is 2 for 17 as a pinch hitter and 1 for 17 with runners in scoring position.