? Montreal's Bryn Smith, who was 4-4 through Sunday, has walked only eight batters all season.
?Since May 15, lefthanded hitters have been 0 for 16 against Detroit's Guillermo Hernandez.
?The Yankees were 16-12 through Sunday in games started by Don Slaught at catcher and 22-9 with Joel Skinner behind the plate. In Slaught's starts, the pitchers have a 4.11 ERA; in Skinner's, a 2.72 ERA.
?Since 1984 the Rangers' Charlie Hough has started 12 games against the Angels, completing eight of them, with a 1.31 ERA. His record against them is 4-6.