August 24, 1999

Astros: Jeff Bagwell struck out twice, and has fanned 100 times this season. Center fielder Glen Barker was scratched from the starting lineup because of a strained left rib muscle. He pinch-ran in the ninth.

Braves: The team extended its Atlanta record by hitting a double in its 49th consecutive game.

Expos: Vladimir Guerrero's home run was Montreal's 39th homer in August, tying the franchise record for homers in a month set in April 1996.

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