Games of the Day

Yankees at Boston:

Chien-Ming Wang is 2-1 this month, but with a hefty 4.44 ERA, and he has never pitched at Fenway. David Wells has lost only once at home this year.

White Sox at Indians:

Chicago is off the hook; can it mess things up for Cleveland now? Indians starter Kevin Millwood is 2-0 with a 1.69 ERA in September.

QUOTABLE

"I think he's absolutely the Cy Young Award winner. For what he's done for this team, getting us into the playoffs and being the top dog, it's clear to me."

Angels Manager Mike Scioscia, on Bartolo Colon

BY THE NUMBERS

21

Home runs hit by Oakland's Nick Swisher, the most by an A's rookie since Mitchell Page in 1977

TODAY IN BASEBALL

1927: Babe Ruth hit his 60th home run of the season in the eighth inning off Tom Zachary to lead the New York Yankees to a 4-2 victory over the Washington Senators.

1988: Dave Stieb of the Toronto Blue Jays lost a no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth for the second consecutive start and finished with a 4-0 one-hitter over the Orioles.

-- From News Services