QUOTABLE

"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

PERSONNEL DEPT.

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.

BY THE NUMBERS

1

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.

TODAY IN BASEBALL

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