Hot corner

July 31, 1999

Quote: "I started drinking water late [Thursday night] and drinking a ton of water throughout the game and it kept me hydrated."

-- Mets catcher Mike Piazza, who played the whole game in Chicago, which began in 98-degree heat

It's a fact: Ushers at Wrigley Field sprayed water onto fans in the bleachers between innings to help cool some of the crowd of 38,594.

Who's hot: The Mets are 22-11 in their past 33 road games.

Who's not: The Expos have lost 12 of their past 16.

On deck: Rich Aurilia has 16 homers, leaving him one shy of the San Francisco record for a shortstop. Darryl Spencer hit 17 in 1958.

Pub Date: 7/31/99

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