"That's something we do -- 13 hits and not score."

Royals OF Terrence Long, on his team's 1-0 win over the Twins, who set a team record for most hits while being shut out

Personnel Dept.

Indians: Recalled OF Franklin Gutierrez from Class AAA Buffalo. Optioned LHP Brian Tallet back to the minors.

Rangers: Traded INF Manny Alexander, who was at Class AAA Oklahoma, to the Padres for RHP Juan Jimenez. Also recalled RHP Scott Feldman from Frisco, and optioned INF Marshall McDougall to the Class AA team.

Red Sox: Recalled IF Kevin Youkilis from Class AAA Pawtucket and optioned RHP Manny Delcarmen to the minor league club.

Royals: 1B Mike Sweeney missed his third straight game with pain in his lower back. Manager Buddy Bell said it is not believed to be as serious as the upper back pain that has sidelined Sweeney for long periods before.

By the Numbers


Teams in major league history that have had all four players in their starting infield each hit at least 20 homers in a season. The Rangers became the third yesterday when SS Michael Young hit his 20th. The only other teams were the 1940 Red Sox -- and last year's Rangers.

-- Compiled by

Matt Bonesteel