Carlos Lee, Brewers, 72. Career high: 113. 2004 leader at break: Scott Rolen, Cardinals, 80; final stat: 124, 2nd
Traded from the White Sox to the Brewers after six productive but unheralded seasons in Chicago, the slugging leftfielder (22 homers through Sunday) has bloomed in Milwaukee, making his first All-Star team.
Jon Garland, White Sox, 13. Career high: 12 2004 leaders at break: Kenny Rogers and Mark Mulder, 11; final stats: Rogers, 18, 3rd; Mulder, 17, 5th
Scouts have long drooled over Garland's stuff, and now the 25-year-old White Sox righthander has finally put it all together, thanks primarily to his improved changeup.
Dontrelle Willis, Marlins, 13. Career high: 14 2004 leaders at break: Eric Milton and Jason Schmidt, 11 wins; final stats: Milton, 14, 17th; Schmidt, 18, 2nd
The flamboyant lefty has a history of fading down the stretch--he's 8--11 with a 4.30 ERA after the All-Star break--but he's focusing on conditioning in hopes of staying strong all season.
Chad Cordero, Nationals, 29. Career high: 14 2004 leader at break: Danny Graves, 33; final stat: 41, 6th