Between the numbers

BOB ELLIOTT -- Toronto Sun

, Last Updated: 9:34 AM ET

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Days of service time for Phillies' Michael Bourn. In Florida with Team USA, he got the call to join the Phillies in Chicago. His flight was delayed, he arrived at Wrigley shortly after the game ended and was sent back.

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Times in a six-game span the Twins scored with Joe Nathan warming up, taking their closer out of a save situation. The Angels have a Rally Monkey. Said catcher Mike Redmond: "We have an actual human being. He wears a uniform."

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Save conversions in 23 chances for Padres' Trevor Hoffman against the Dodgers. He has a 2.28 ERA with 59 strikeouts in 431/3 innings. The streak dates back to June 22, 1994, when Hoffman retired three Dodgers on 12 pitches.

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Career wins for Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Jamie Moyer since he was released by the Chicago Cubs in 1992. When cut loose that spring, Moyer turned down a job offer from the Cubs to be their class-A pitching coach.

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Career strikeouts by Tampa Bay's Scott Kazmir, making him the franchise leader in whiffs. Kazmir, 22, has pitched in just 64 major-league games. He surpassed Victor Zambrano on Tuesday with his 373rd strikeout.


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