April 23, 1997

Athletics: Izzy Molina, who had been the only player on the Opening Day roster without an extra-base hit, doubled leading off the third.

Cubs: Second baseman Ryne Sandberg returned to the lineup after missing six games and went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts. Sandberg received 14 stitches after being struck on the right ear by a foul ball while sitting in the dugout April 13.

Pub Date: 4/23/97

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