Hot corner

August 09, 1999

Quote: "I got a lot of high-fives in the tunnel. They can fine me if they want to, but I was getting out of there." -- Braves' Chipper Jones, who ran for cover in the Giants' dugout when a sudden, severe thunderstorm hit Turner Field It's a fact: The Cardinals are the first team in the majors to draw 2 million on the road this season.

Who's hot: Diamondbacks starting pitchers struck out 34 Phillies in 20 2/3 innings during the series.

Who's not: The Brewers' Hideo Nomo has allowed 18 earned runs in 15 1/3 innings in his past three starts.

On deck: The Pirates could have four players hit at least 20 homers for the first time in their 112-year history. Brian Giles has 24, Ed Sprague 18, Al Martin 18 and Kevin Young 16.

Pub Date: 8/09/99

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