June 08, 1999

Braves: John Smoltz became the 53rd pitcher in major-league history to get 2,000 career strikeouts.

Mets: Roger Cedeno was caught stealing for the fifth time.

Phillies: Scott Rolen homered for the second straight day after not hitting one in 63 at-bats. Attendance of 37,180 -- including many Yankees fans -- was the largest since Opening Day and nearly double the Phillies' average of 18,881.

Pirates: Jason Kendall extended his hitting streak to 16 games.

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