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September 01, 1999

Quote: "Right now, I'm going through a streak where I'm not getting away with my mistakes."

-- Cardinals' Kent Bottenfield, 2-4 since the All-Star break and has won once in his past five outingsIt's a fact: The crowd of 27,476 was the smallest at Busch Stadium since May 12, 1998.

Who's hot: Since sitting down two games because of an extended slump, the Reds' Sean Casey has gone 13-for-24 in his last six games.

Who's not: The Brewers finished the month with an 8-21 record -- the most losses they've had in August since 1977, when they were 11-23.

On deck: Doug Glanville needs 33 hits over Philadelphia's final 31 games to become the first Phillie since Pete Rose in 1979 with a 200-hit season

Pub Date: 9/01/99

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