short hops

OUT LOUD

" I've had plenty of text messages over the last 24 hours saying that I will age tremendously."

David Stearns, newly hired 30-year-old GM of the Milwaukee Brewers.

GAME OF NUMBERS

32

Major league-high home-run total allowed by Colorado Rockies righthander Kyle Kendrick, including four on Sunday.

comeback trail

Adam Wainwright

Pitcher, St. Louis

The two-time 20-game winner was cleared to resume baseball activities, five months after tearing an Achilles' tendon.