"You can't put your head down and cry."

Manager Eric Wedge, after the White Sox swept his Indians in Cleveland for the first time in 42 years


Tigers: Played without 2B Placido Polanco (strained hamstring) for the fourth straight game and 1B-DH Dmitri Young (sore calf) for a second straight contest.

Blue Jays: 3B Corey Koskie will rehab for one week at Class AAA Syracuse. Koskie is recovering from a broken right thumb and ligament tear suffered May 19.

Rangers: Placed OF Laynce Nix on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday, and recalled OF Jason Botts.

Indians: Optioned RHP Kazuhito Tadano to Class AAA Buffalo and called up RHP Fausto Carmona.



Career hits for Devil Rays 2B Fernando Cortez, who had a single yesterday in his 8th at-bat this season.

51 1/3

Innings Cleveland had not hit a homer when the staff at Jacobs Field inadvertently shot off the fireworks that follow an Indians homer with RF Casey Blake batting in the fourth. Blake then singled, snapping an 0-for-16 streak.


1987: The Yankees' Don Mattingly tied Dale Long's major league record of hitting a home run in eight consecutive games.

-- Complied by Jim Hage