May 18, 1999

Braves: Kevin Millwood has a 3-0 career record against the Pirates.

Brewers: Milwaukee is 12-0 when leading after seven innings. Milwaukee plays 52 road games before the All-Star break and 29 the rest of the way.

Cubs: Sammy Sosa also put on an impressive display in batting practice, hitting seven homers from the cage. That included a shot halfway up Pro Player Stadium's left-field upper deck and a stretch in which he hit four out in a five-pitch sequence.

Diamondbacks: Matt Williams, who spent nine seasons with the Giants, has hit 130 of his 312 career home runs in San Francisco.

Mets: Left fielder Rickey Henderson, eligible to come off the disabled list today, will not activated for at least a few more days. Henderson tested his injured right knee before the game and still felt uncomfortable....John Olerud has reached base in all 37 of his starts this season.

Reds: Cincinnati will play 18 of its next 21 games away from Cinergy Field.

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