August 05, 1996

Expos: Montreal finished its season series with Cincinnati at 9-3.

Giants: Glenallen Hill, who has been on rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Phoenix while coming back from a broken wrist sustained May 27, is scheduled to rejoin the team today.

Marlins: Florida won just five of 19 games on the West Coast.

Mets: New York has homered in 20 consecutive games, the longest streak in the NL this season. . . . Todd Hundley homered in the second, his 33rd of the season and 10th in 19 games. It set a team record for homers by a catcher.

Pirates: Pittsburgh has hit into 18 double plays in its past 12 games after grounding into two in its previous 12. The Pirates still have hit into the fewest double plays in the majors, 69.

Red Sox: Roger Clemens broke the nail off the middle finger of his right hand and will miss his scheduled start tomorrow.

Rockies: Colorado, 14-35 on the road against the rest of the league, finished the season 5-1 at Wrigley Field. The Rockies are 12-3 in the Cubs' home park since 1994.

Tigers: Seattle is the only AL team with a winning record to not win or lead its season series against Detroit. The Tigers are 6-27 against the others (Yankees, Orioles, Indians, White Sox and Rangers).

White Sox: Ozzie Guillen moved to left field in the seventh. Guillen was playing a position other than shortstop for the first time in his 12-year career.

Pub Date: 8/05/96

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