Athletics: Mark McGwire, who leads the majors with 46 home runs, went 1-for-4 with a double in the fourth inning.

Cardinals: Left-hander Danny Jackson was hit hard in his first start in more than a year, giving up three runs in four innings.

Cubs: Nine of Chicago's last 10 games have been decided by one run, with the Cubs winning four.

Padres: Rickey Henderson hit his 70th career home run to open a game.

Red Sox: Right-hander Jeff Suppan was moved from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day with a right elbow injury. . . . Troy O'Leary had a career-high 10-game hitting streak snapped.

Pub Date: 9/02/96

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