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May 13, 1999

Quote: "Something like that makes the little kid jump out in you. I felt like a little kid running around the bases because it's such a great feeling. I wish everyone could experience the feeling I had."

-- Luis Gonzalez of the Diamondbacks, on his home run with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning that broke a 3-3 tie Tuesday night against the Expos.

It's a fact: The Rockies' Vinny Castilla hit his 100th homer yesterday at Coors Field, the most of any player.

Who's hot: Giants starters are 9-3 with a 3.22 ERA over the last 18 games.

Who's not: Rockies right-hander John Thomson has lost eight straight decisions since a win on Aug. 23. After yesterday's loss, he was demoted to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

On deck: Two division leaders -- the Astros and the Giants -- begin a three-game series tomorrow in Houston.

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