• James Loney is on fire. Sunday, the Rays' first baseman recorded his seventh three-hit game of the season, which goes a long way toward explaining his .398 batting average headed into Monday night's game. "It's fun to watch," Maddon said. "Very calm, very professional, very confident. ... Offensively, I don't know if I've seen anybody this hot in a long time."
Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.