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OUT LOUD

"I'd honestly say it's one of the worst professional outings I've had so it can only go better from there."

— Dodgers reliever Jeff Johnson, who allowed eight Pirates runs — in two-thirds of an inning — in a nine-run seventh Sunday night.

GAME OF NUMBERS

24

Games with two or more RBI for the Kansas City Royals' Kendrys Morales. He leads the majors.

22

Hits for Atlanta's A.J. Pierzynski during a 13-game hitting streak (.431 average) that ended Sunday.

5

Paul Goldschmidt's rank in career RBI (381) and doubles (153) with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

seASON OVER

Koji Uehara

Pitcher, Red Sox

The Boston closer will miss the rest of the season because of a broken right wrist, suffered when a line drive struck the wrist in Friday night's game against the Tigers. He was placed on the DL, and the Red Sox said he is expected to make a full recovery. Uehara, the closer for Boston's 2013 World Series championship, is 2-4 with a 2.23 ERA and 25 saves in 27 opportunities this season.