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* With a 9:15 p.m. curfew imposed because of Hurricane Jeanne, Tampa Bay beat Toronto with 39 minutes to spare. Hoping to beat the storm, the Blue Jays were scheduled to leave Florida on a charter flight immediately after the loss. Today's series finale was canceled because of the hurricane, which was expected to hit Florida's east coast late yesterday or early today. The game will not be made up.

* The White Sox' Mark Buehrle has won 15 or more games in three of his four full seasons in the majors.

* Kansas City shortstop Angel Berroa made two errors and is in an 0-for-22 slump.

* Milwaukee's Scott Podsednik stole second and third in the fifth inning against Houston, giving him a major league-leading 64 stolen bases.

* Cub Sammy Sosa struck out in his first four at-bats and left eight runners on base -- five in scoring position.

* After pitching four scoreless innings in his first two appearances this season, St. Louis's Rick Ankiel gave up five runs and six hits in two innings.

* Giant Barry Bonds matched his career high with five walks.

* The Dodgers played without first baseman Shawn Green, who spent the day observing the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur.

* Carl Pavano (17-8) missed a chance to set a Florida record for wins in a season, although he gave up just two hits in seven innings.

* Atlanta reserve shortstop Mark DeRosa seriously injured his knee. The initial diagnosis was a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

* San Diego's Trevor Hoffman reached 40 saves for the sixth time.

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