Notable

August 11, 1996

Athletics: Oakland leads the majors with 139 double plays.

Braves: Second baseman Mark Lemke will miss several games with a scratched cornea in his right eye.

Cardinals: Ozzie Smith started consecutive games for the third time this season, his last. He singled twice and scored twice to pass Hall of Famer and former Cardinal Enos Slaughter on the career runs list with 1,248.

Dodgers: Hideo Nomo is 3-0 against the Reds in his two seasons in the majors.

Phillies: Right-hander Tommy Greene allowed four runs and seven hits in five innings in his first rehab start for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre Friday night. Greene, recovering from shoulder surgery, walked none and struck out none against Columbus. . . .

Pub Date: 8/11/96

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