Astros: Carl Everett has 11 hits in his past 22 at-bats.

Braves: Andres Galarraga is the only player to have started all 74 games for Atlanta after Chipper Jones missed his first start of the season Friday night. Galarraga has hit cleanup in each game and Jones has batted third in the other 73. Dennis Martinez pitched the ninth in his first appearance in Montreal since 1993. Martinez, who pitched for the Expos from 1986 to 1993, received a standing ovation.

Giants: San Francisco has won 11 of its past 16 outings against left-handed starters.

Marlins: Derrek Lee had the first four-hit game of his career. Edgar Renteria extended his hitting streak to 11 games. Florida tied the season series with the Mets 4-4.

Padres: Tony Gwynn is hitless in his last 14 at-bats, tying the longest drought in his 17-year career. San Diego outscored the opposition, 74-38, during the streak, scoring 10 or more runs three times.

Reds: Eddie Taubensee has seven hits in his past 49 at-bats (.143).

Pub Date: 6/21/98

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