Quote to note

"It means a lot. It'll be cool. It shows how good those guys with 3,000 are. I've been around a long time and I'm just sniffing 2,000."
-- A.J. Burnett, who will make his next start with 1,998 career strikeouts, looking forward to 2,000

Tom Singer is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog Change for a Nickel. He can also be found on Twitter @Tom_Singer. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.