■When the Yankees’ Derek Jeter lined a leadoff triple in the first and scored, he passed Rickey Henderson for 21st place on the career hits list with 3,056 and edged past Jimmie Foxx for 20th on the runs list with 1,752.
■Oakland’s Hideki Matsui lined a hard foul into the seats down the right-field line at Yankee Stadium that injured a man in the third inning. Paramedics bandaged the left side of the fan’s face, which appeared to be bleeding. The man gave a thumbs-up to the crowd as he walked away under his own power, with stadium personnel around him.
■The Braves won their NL-high 38th road game.
■The Cubs’ Aramis Ramirez doubled in the eighth for his 700th career extra-base hit, and extended his hitting streak to 14 games.
■The Cubs have committed 108 errors this season, most in the majors.
■The Royals got their first series victory in Toronto since August 2002.