"It shocked the hell out of me. It actually made me jump. I hope that guy's not in charge of the Fourth of July fireworks. It might be in August."
— Indians manager Terry Francona on fireworks mistakenly going off at Progressive Field on Tuesday after the visiting Royals hit a home run.
GAME OF NUMBERS
RBI for Josh Reddick in the fourth inning of Oakland's 17-6 rout of the White Sox on Tuesday. .
Players used by the Rockies in their 5-4 win over the Dodgers in 16 innings Tuesday, tying a major league record. Thirteen were pitchers, breaking the big league mark.
Goat to hero
He hit his 34th home run in the 10th inning of the Reds' 9-8 win over host San Francisco on Tuesday. His throwing error in the ninth allowed the Giants to tie the score. "I was a little more emotional just because I made that throwing error," said Frazier, who made a celebratory hop as he rounded first base and gestured toward his dugout.