Worth noting

Worth noting

• With his 29th home run of the season on Saturday, Raul Ibanez made Major League history by matching Hall of Famer Ted Williams for most home runs in a player's age-41 season.

Nick Franklin entered Tuesday's game against the Royals riding a seven-game hitting streak, matching the longest of his career.

Jacob Thorpe is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.