Jean Segura, Pedro Alvarez

Milwaukee's Jean Segura urns the double play as Pittburgh's Pedro Alvarez slides into second base April 12 at Miller Park. (Mike McGinnis / Getty Images / April 12, 2014)

Statistics through Friday.

1.MILWAUKEE: Brewers have won 7 in a row thanks to baseball's best pitching staff (1.86 ERA, two shutouts)

2.WASHINGTON: Nationals have scored a league-high 27 runs from the seventh inning on.

3.DODGERS: Dodgers top MLB in errors (11), steals (13) – and Dee Gordon leads team in both (leads in hitting too).

4.SAN FRANCISCO: Giants belted a league-high 15 homers in their first 11 games.

5.SEATTLE: Opponents are hitting a baseball-low .188 against Mariner pitching.

6.DETROIT: Closer Joe Nathan has given up more earned runs (5) than all but one Tiger starter.

7.OAKLAND: Johnson out as closer after getting tagged for 7 runs in and 2 of A's 4 losses in first 3 1/3 innings.

8. PITTSBURGH: Four of Pirates' six wins have gone to the bullpen.

9.ATLANTA: Ex-Angel Ervin Santana gives up 3 hits in 7 shutout innings to beat Mets in his NL debut.

10.TAMPA BAY: Rotation already missing 17-game winner Matt Moore and former Rookie of the Year Jeremy Hellickson.

11.ST. LOUIS: Starters Michael Wacha and Lance Lynn both have ERAs under 0.80 after two starts.

12.CHISOX: Team leads MLB in scoring yet three of first six wins have gone to left-hander Chris Sale.

13.TORONTO: Jays' bullpen leads majors with 5 saves, 4 of which have gone to Sergio Santos.

14.ANGELS: Pitchers have allowed an AL-worst 15 homers, 7 of which have come off relievers.

15.TEXAS: Rangers' Prince no popper; Fielder is hitting .150 with just two extra-base hits, both doubles.

16.CLEVELAND: Indians bullpen has 3 wins and 4 saves in league-high 38 2/3 innings.

17.KANSAS CITY: Royals have more wins (4) than home runs (1) through 9 games.

18.N.Y. YANKEES: Who needs A-Rod? Rookie third baseman Yangervis Solarte hitting .343 with team-high 7 RBIs

19.MIAMI: Rotation has as many victories (4) in 11 games as it did all of last April.