Cubs: Sammy Sosa's impact never has been more evident. Chicago, despite its weak play, set a Wrigley Field season-attendance record yesterday. The crowd of 38,278 gave the Cubs a home attendance mark of 2,669,153, breaking the mark of 2,653,763 set in 1993.
Astros: Finished 5-7 against Pittsburgh, losing five of six at Three Rivers Stadium. The game was played in 2 hours, 3 minutes.
Marlins: The team's only players to reach double digits in home runs are all rookies: Preston Wilson (26), Alex Gonzalez (13), Bruce Aven (11) and Mike Lowell (11).