* CUBS: If Chicago is wary of extra-inning games, it's understandable. The Cubs are 0-3, and all at Wrigley Field. . . . Shortstop Jose Vizcaino had two singles yesterday and extended his hitting streak to a career-high eight games. He is 14-for-33 (.424) during the streak and raised his average to .355.

* DODGERS: Mike Piazza increased his team-leading RBI total to 17 with three in Tuesday night's 8-4 victory over the Mets.

* EXPOS: Entering last night's game, Moises Alou had 17 hits in his past 28 at-bats after ending 0-for-9 and 1-for-21 skids.

* GIANTS: With his two doubles yesterday, Barry Bonds raised his National League-leading total to 11, passing Andres Galarraga of the Rockies. . . . Royce Clayton has a six-game hitting streak and Matt Williams has an eight-game streak. . . . The Giants' seven-run fifth was their most productive inning since another seven-run outburst at Houston on Sept. 24, 1991. . . . In his past four starts, Bill Swift has a 1.29 ERA.

* MARLINS: Florida leadoff hitter Chuck Carr went 0-for-5 yesterday and has no RBI in 78 at-bats this season. Yesterday's loss to the Reds concluded a month-long series against Western Division opponents.

* METS: Outfielder Bobby Bonilla failed four times to deliver with runners in scoring position Tuesday night, stranding six, and is 6-for-24 in those situations this year. He went 0-for-5 and struck out his last three times up against three different pitchers, lowering his average to .222. . . . Frank Tanana gave up his first home run in the National League Tuesday night, to the Dodgers' Tim Wallach. Tanana gave up 22 homers last season with Detroit. . . The Mets' loss Tuesday night was their ninth in 11 games.

* PHILLIES: Philadelphia finished its West Coast road trip at 5-2. The Phillies return to Veterans Stadium for a six-game homestand beginning tomorrow. . . . Bob Ayrault's ERA, at 5.40 entering yesterday's game, ballooned to 12.71 as a result of his appearance, in which he gave up five runs on five hits in two-thirds of an inning.

* REDS: Cincinnati second baseman Bip Roberts sat out yesterday's game after aggravating his sprained right wrist in Tuesday's game. He's listed as day to day. . . . Cincinnati's Kevin Mitchell struck out in the first inning yesterday for just the second time in 50 at-bats this season. . . . The Reds committed four errors Tuesday night, but had none Wednesday.

* ROCKIES: Pitcher Bryn Smith, on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring, reported no pain after throwing on the side Tuesday. He will not be eligible to come off the DL until May 11. . . . The Rockies concluded their road trip yesterday at 3-2.

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