■ With 175 strikeouts, Matt Moore set the Rays’ rookie record. Scott Kazmir held the previous mark with 174, in 2005.
■ Justin Verlander of the Tigers was removed in the middle of an inning for only the fourth time in 33 starts this season.
■ White Sox ace Chris Sale, going for his 18th win, lasted a season-low 3⅓ innings against Tampa Bay. On May 28, he struck out 15 Rays in a 2-1 victory.
■ The Blue Jays’ Ricky Romero saw his ERA rise to 5.77, highest among qualified AL starters. He has also issued an AL-high 105 walks.
■ Mariners lefthander Jason Vargas has allowed only 10 runs in six starts against Oakland this season.
■ Chase Headley became the 12th player in Padres history to reach 30 homers in a season.
■ Brave Martin Prado had his 60th multihit game, most in the NL.
■ The Mets’ David Wright was hit in the groin by a pitch from Braves closer Craig Kimbrel in the ninth inning. ‘‘I'm lucky that he hit me with a slider,’’ Wright said with a smile. ‘‘A fastball would've been a different story, obviously.’’ The ball ricocheted off Wright and hit plate umpire Paul Nauert in the mask.
■ Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins reached 100 runs for the sixth time.
■ Corey Hart of the Brewers reached 30 home runs for the second time in his career. His personal high is 31, set in 2010.
■ The Braves’ Mike Minor is 4-0 with a 0.87 ERA over his last four starts.
■ The Athletics picked up their 14th walkoff victory, most in the majors.
■ The Rockies’ 96th defeat set a franchise record.
■ The Pirates topped 2 million in attendance for only the fourth time in franchise history.