September 01, 1999

Astros: Houston is a league-leading 66-0 when leading after the eighth.

Braves: Andruw Jones is 11-for-27 against the Reds this season with three homers and 11 RBIs. During his seven-game winning streak, Greg Maddux has given up 56 hits and 17 earned runs in 48 innings (a 3.19 ERA).

Cardinals: Eli Marrero, in an 0-for-22 slump that dropped his average to .187, got the day off.

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