Notable

July 26, 1998

Cardinals: St. Louis is 0-41 when trailing after eight.

Giants: The game drew 50,054 fans, the team's third-largest crowd of the season, on Beanie Baby day.

Padres: Tony Gwynn singled in the fourth and moved ahead of Zack Wheat for 29th place on the career hit list with 2,885. The team reached 1,552,498 in attendance in 47 home dates this season. The only time it passed 1.5 million sooner was on the 45th date in 1985, on the way to a club record attendance total of 2,210,352.

Phillies: Curt Schilling became the first Philadelphia pitcher to strike out at least 200 in consecutive seasons since Steve Carlton (1982-83). Philadelphia is 13-5 in its past 18 one-run games.

Rockies: Starter Jamey Wright is winless in his past eight starts. Vinny Castilla extended his hitting streak to 12 games.

Pub Date: 7/26/98

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