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Three Up Three down

A.J. Burnett, RHP, Marlins

Who needs Josh Beckett? At week's end Burnett was 4--0 with a 1.84 ERA and 30 strikeouts in his last four starts.

Carlos Delgado, 1B, Blue Jays

A free-agent-to-be after the season, he had a dismal first half but since the All-Star break had 19 homers and a .656 slugging percentage.

David Wright, 3B, Mets

The highly touted rookie, who was called up on July 21, is looking like a future star, hitting .366 with four homers since Aug. 31.

Hank Blalock, 3B, Rangers

After batting .303 with 23 homers at the All-Star break, he was hitting .211 with six homers in the second half.

Darrell May, LHP, Royals

In his last 10 starts through Sunday, the 32-year-old journeyman was 2--8 with a 6.24 ERA, dropping his record to 9--17 with a shot at becoming the franchise's first 20-game loser.

Arizona Diamondbacks

The majors' worst team lost its 100th game on Sunday, three more than in its debut season.