short hops

OUT LOUD

"I have no intention of ever using something like that as leverage for another job, because I don't want to."

— Cleveland manager Terry Francona, saying he won't use the out clause in his contract to leave for another job if Indians President Mark Shapiro takes a job elsewhere.

GAME OF NUMBERS

20

Pitchers that were drafted in the first round to start Friday night, according to ESPN Stats and Info, the most on a single day since the draft began in 1965.

59

Mike Trout's stolen base percentage this year (10-for-17) after he was caught Friday; in his first four seasons he was at 88percent (102-for-116).

EX-TWINS WATCH

Denard Span

OF, Washington

Span will have surgery on his left hip next week and the leadoff man is likely out for the season. Manager Matt Williams said Friday that Span had problems in the labrum. The surgery is set for Tuesday. Span, 31, already has missed 52 games in two stints on the disabled list because of back and abdominal ailments.