A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports:
• Tony La Russa named rookie Anthony Reyes as his starting pitcher for Game 1 of the World Series on Friday. The Tigers also are starting a rookie, Justin Verlander. It's the first time in World Series history that each team will start a rookie pitcher in the opening game.
There have been six other rookie-versus-rookie World Series games: Game 3 in 1948, Indians ...