August 30, 1998

Braves: Atlanta is 6-2 against the Cardinals, including 4-1 at Busch Stadium. Tom Glavine is 12-4 against St. Louis.

Dodgers: Outfielder Gary Sheffield left the game in the fifth due to a sprained left thumb. He was listed as day-to-day. Los Angeles has played six straight one-run games, going 3-3.

Giants: Joe Carter passed Graig Nettles for 30th place on the career home run list with his 391st. Jeff Kent has 15 home runs and 43 RBIs over his past 44 games. Despite missing 30 games, he is on pace for a 30-homer, 120-RBI season.

Mets: Mike Piazza, who homered and scored the winning run in Friday night's 5-4, 10-inning victory, went 3-for-4. He was warmly greeted by the crowd of 49,181 upon each appearance at the plate.

Pub Date: 8/30/98

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