"We can't have meetings every other day. It's the big leagues, you have to do it when the consequence are losses or you have to look at other things. Enough is enough."
Cleveland Manager Eric Wedge after the Indians lost to the Mariners and dropped to 3-12 since July 5
Tigers: Placed IF Placido Polanco on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 12. Recalled OF Curtis Granderson from Class AAA Toledo. Designated LHP Doug Creek for assignment. Transferred RHP Troy Percival to the 60-day DL.
Devil Rays: Optioned RHP Lance Carter to Class AAA Durham and reinstated Jesus Colome from 15-day DL. Optioned backup C Kevin Cash to Durham and called up C Pete Laforest.
White Sox: Recalled 1B Ross Gload from Class AAA Charlotte.
Royals: Mike Sweeney was hit in the left hand by a pitch in the first inning against the Blue Jays and was taken to a hospital for X-rays.
BY THE NUMBERS
Age of Mariners' battery Jamie Moyer and Pat Borders, each 42. Research back to 1960 by the Elias Sports Bureau shows the pair to be the third-oldest battery behind Phil Niekro (48) and Rick Dempsey (37) in 1987, and Satchel Paige (59) and Bill Bryan (26) in 1965.
-- Compiled by Jim Hage