?The Mets have scored 71 runs in the 10 games Dwight Gooden has started, an average of 7.1 runs per game. In their other 31 games, the Mets have accumulated 132 runs, or only 4.3 per game.
? Oakland pitcher Matt Young has been ejected from two games even though he was on the disabled list. He has been thrown out for yelling at the umpires from the dugout.
?In the White Sox' first 39 games, their leadoff hitters have gotten first-inning hits only five times.
?The opposition batted .206 against Jeff Sellers in the Boston pitcher's first five starts, but he was 0-4.
?On May 18 the Tigers scored the winning run over the Brewers on a ninth-inning balk, the seventh time this season a balk has contributed directly or indirectly to a Detroit victory.