Quote: "I'm not going to take [abuse] for that play last year any more. It's a year and a day. So what?"
-- Pirates' Brant Brown, who, as a Cub last year, dropped a fly ball that nearly cost Chicago a chance at the playoffs
It's a fact: The Pirates are the only NL team Sammy Sosa hasn't homered against at home in the 1998 and '99 seasons.
Who's hot: The Braves are 16-4 in extra-inning games, including a 10-1 mark on the road.
Who's not: The Reds have committed eight errors in their past three games.
On deck: Doug Glanville is four hits away from becoming the first Phillies player with 200 hits since Pete Rose had 208 in 1979.
Pub Date: 9/25/99