"Stealing second is one thing. Stealing third is a whole other thing. We fell asleep."

Reds Manager Dave Miley on Braves 1B Julio Franco, 46, who had his first two-steal game since 1994


Braves: Put RHP Tim Hudson on the 15-day DL, forcing Atlanta to scramble its pitching plans before the start of a four-game series against the Reds.

Mets: Signed C Benito Santiago to a minor league contract. Agreed to terms with RHP Kyle Risinger and assigned him to Class A Brooklyn.

Padres: RHP Adam Eaton has a strained flexor in his right index finger; he will be evaluated to determine whether he can make his scheduled start Monday.

Dodgers: 3B coach Glenn Hoffman returned after getting hit in the head during batting practice Wednesday. Manager Jim Tracy said Hoffman would stay in the dugout and not coach third.



At-bats since the last home run by Mets' Mike Piazza, who went deep yesterday for the first time since May 9


The Padres' record in Detroit after getting swept by the Tigers yesterday and including three losses at Tiger Stadium during the 1984 World Series


1962: Lou Brock of the Cubs hit a home run into the right-center field bleachers at the Polo Grounds, 460 feet from home plate. He was the second player to reach those seats; Joe Adcock was first.

-- Compiled by Jim Hage