Extra bases

Extra bases

Jose Molina picked off Brad Miller at first base Friday night, giving the veteran catcher the 25th pickoff of his career. Among active catchers, only one catcher has more, Jose's brother, Yadier, who has 42 for the Cardinals.

Yunel Escobar entered Saturday night's game leading all active Major League shortstops this season with a .989 fielding percentage. The current club record for a shortstop is .980 by Chris Gomez in 2002. Since May 21, Escobar has just two errors in 93 games.

• Despite not joining the Rays until the 70th game of the season on June 18, Rays rookie Wil Myers entered Saturday night's game tied with Seattle's Nick Franklin for the RBI lead among American League rookies with 42. The most regular season games Myers can play this year is 88. The last player to lead all AL rookies in RBIs and play in 90 or fewer games was Detroit's Hoot Evers in 1946.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.