Career victories for New York Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte after his 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night. Pettitte has a 200-112 record in 391 career starts.
Career multihomer games for Chicago White Sox slugger Jim Thome. His latest two – in a 7-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals – leaves him with 502 career home runs.
Players in the hunt for the National League batting title – Colorado Rockies’ Matt Holliday (.340), Atlanta Braves’ Chipper Jones (.339) and Edgar Renteria (.338), Philadelphia Phillies’ Chase Utley (.333) and Florida Marlins’ Hanley Ramirez (.331).