NL notable

September 29, 1996

Astros: Jeff Bagwell has started every game this season.

Braves: Atlanta has nine shutouts this season. The Braves are 19-5 against the Expos since June 14, 1995.

Cardinals: St. Louis has hit a team-record 70 home runs at Busch Stadium this season and needs one to tie the overall team mark of 143 in 1955.

Dodgers: Hideo Nomo finished his second major-league regular season with a 3.19 ERA and 234 strikeouts in 33 starts. In his NL Rookie of the Year campaign, he had a 13-6 record in 28 starts, with a 2.54 ERA and an NL-leading 236 strikeouts.

Marlins: Florida pitchers lead the majors with a team-record 13 shutouts.

Rockies: Jayhawk Owens left the game in the fourth with a bruised knuckle on his right hand. Darren Holmes set a team record of retiring 21 consecutive batters when he pitched a perfect seventh.

Pub Date: 9/29/96

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