QUOTABLE

"It's a humbling feeling. You got to keep your head up."

White Sox 3B Joe Crede after dropping a foul pop for an error and giving Boston's Manny Ramirez a second chance in the ninth inning. Ramirez homered on the next pitch and the Red Sox won, 6-5

PERSONNEL DEPT.

Rangers: Acquired RHP Kevin Gryboski from the Braves for RHP Matt Lorenzo and claimed starter-reliever James Baldwin off waivers.

Blue Jays: 2B Orlando Hudson missed yesterday's game with a tight hamstring. Manager John Gibbons said he wasn't too concerned.

Indians: DH Travis Hafner missed his fifth straight game with the effects of a concussion after being hit with a pitch last weekend.

White Sox: RF Jermaine Dye was out with a minor infection in his right leg that might have been caused by a mosquito bite. The team is also considering putting DH Frank Thomas on the DL with a sore ankle, Manager Ozzie Guillen said after last night's game.

BY THE NUMBERS

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Consecutive game hitting streaks for Detroit's Magglio Ordonez and Chris Shelton.

THIS DAY IN BASEBALL

1969: The All-Star Game at RFK Stadium was postponed by rain for the first time in major league history. The next day, the American League lost for a seventh straight season, despite a home run by the Senators' Frank Howard.

-- Compiled by Jim Hage