August 17, 1998

Astros: The three-game series drew 149,242, the largest three-game series in Astrodome history, surpassing the 142,116 for a Dodgers series on Aug. 5-7, 1966. Houston has homered in 16 of its past 21 games.

Cubs: Kerry Wood has struck out the side nine times, and he's fanned two batters in an inning 54 times.

Giants: Reliever Alvin Morman will begin a rehabilitation assignment tomorrow at Triple-A Fresno.

Pub Date: 8/17/98

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