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* Dodger Adrian Beltre is the third third baseman to hit at least 47 homers. Mike Schmidt hit 48 in 1980, and Eddie Mathews had 47 in 1953.

* Dan Kolb earned his 38th save in 42 chances, breaking the Brewers' record for saves in a season, set by Bob Wickman with 37 in 1999.

* Aramis Ramirez broke Ron Santo's season record for homers by a Cubs third baseman with his 34th.

* Atlanta's John Smoltz got his 40th save and 150th of his career.

* Florida's Jeff Conine went 1 for 3 against Corey Lidle but his lifetime average against him fell to .600 (15 for 25).

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