May 06, 1999

Braves: Haven't lost consecutive games this season.

Brewers: Are 10-5 on the road and 3-9 at home. Mark Loretta is batting .038 (1-for-26) with runners in scoring position.

Cardinals: Are 2-10 at Turner Field in three seasons. Outfielder J.D. Drew did not start for the second straight day after straining his right quadriceps Monday. He pinch-hit in the ninth.

Diamondbacks: Luis Gonzalez extended his hitting streak to 19 with a leadoff double in the eighth. The streak is a club record and the longest in the majors this season. He was 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly. Matt Williams was 0-for-4, ending a seven-game hitting streak.

Padres: Their first six losses on nine-game road trip were by a total of 10 runs. San Diego was 8-1 against Philadelphia last season.

Phillies: Have won two straight after losing five of six.

Reds: Steve Avery had pitched at least seven innings in each of his first five starts, but failed to become the first Reds pitcher since Tom Browning in 1991 to go at least seven in his first six.

Pub Date: 5/06/99

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