BY THE NUMBERS
Sunday, April 24, 2005; Page E09
The ERA of Houston's Roger Clemens, who has a 23-inning scoreless streak. However, the Astros are 1-3 in his starts.
Milwaukee's Russell Branyan homered into San Francisco's McCovey Cove, just the ninth visiting player to manage the feat.
Chicago: Purchased the contract of OF Ben Grieve from Class AAA Iowa and sent down IF Mike Fontenot.
The Pirates had been 0-10 when trailing after eight innings before beating the Cubs, 4-3, yesterday.
1958: Lee Walls hit three homers and drove in eight runs as the Chicago Cubs shelled the Los Angeles Dodgers, 15-2, at the Coliseum.