Statistics through Friday.
5.SEATTLE: Opponents are hitting a baseball-low .188 against Mariner pitching.
7.OAKLAND: Johnson out as closer after getting tagged for 7 runs in and 2 of
8. PITTSBURGH: Four of
10.TAMPA BAY: Rotation already missing 17-game winner
11.ST. LOUIS: Starters
12.CHISOX: Team leads MLB in scoring yet three of first six wins have gone to left-hander
14.ANGELS: Pitchers have allowed an AL-worst 15 homers, 7 of which have come off relievers.
18.N.Y. YANKEES: Who needs
19.MIAMI: Rotation has as many victories (4) in 11 games as it did all of last April.
21.BOSTON: Without Ellsbury,
22.BALTIMORE: Only Detroit has struck out fewer hitters than the 62 Baltimore pitchers have fanned.
24.CINCINNATI: Two of
25.N.Y. METS: Six regulars – including
26.CHI CUBS: Emilio Bonafacio is batting .435 but the rest of the
29.MINNESOTA: Eight pitchers have ERAs above 5.78.