Rockies: Dante Bichette entered the game 9-for-20 with six RBIs against Kent Mercker, but went 0-for-3 with a strikeout, groundout and double-play ball.

Cubs: Mark Grace ended a two-day, 0-for-8 skid in the first inning with his seventh home run. He has hit all seven homers in May, a career high for a single month. His previous high was six in August 1989. The team has homered in 11 straight games and has hit at least one homer in 15 of its last 16.

Pub Date: 5/29/98

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