April 22, 1997

Cubs: Chicago had scored a total of two runs in Frank Castillo's previous three starts, two shutout defeats.

Mets: Carlos Baerga went 0-for-3 and is hitless in 11 at-bats, getting only one ball out of the infield. His average is down to .167.

Phillies: Darren Daulton went 0-for-3 after going 7-for-11 in the previous four games.

Pirates: Al Martin (sprained ankle) returned to the lineup after playing only once since April 11. Pittsburgh was outhit for the fifth consecutive game. It has been outscored 57-29 in the first nine games of a 10-game homestand, but has won four times.

White Sox: Game-time temperature was 45 with winds whipping from the northeast at 24 mph. Frank Thomas, who went 1-for-3 with two walks, hasn't homered in 66 at-bats this season.

Pub Date: 4/22/97

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