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NATIONAL LEAGUE ROUNDUP : Glavine Keeps Streak Alive With 100th Win

May 19, 1994|From Associated Press

Atlanta's Tom Glavine got the 100th victory of his career in style Wednesday, holding the Reds to two hits over seven innings for a 3-1 win that left him unbeaten at Cincinnati.

Glavine (5-3) struck out three, walked two and allowed only two hits to Brian Dorsett as he improved to 11-0 in 12 starts at Riverfront Stadium. The Reds have scored only 18 earned runs against him in those games.

"I guess the (appropriate) thing about getting 100 here is that I've done pretty well here for whatever reason," said Glavine, 28, who has an 100-69 record in six-plus seasons, including three consecutive 20-victory seasons. "I'm one-third of the way to where every starting pitcher would like to be."

Fred McGriff went four for four and drove in two runs to help the Braves overtake the Reds for the best record (24-13) in the National League.

Florida 4, New York 3--Ron Tingley hit a two-run homer and Chuck Carr and Alex Arias had run-scoring singles in a two-run seventh inning for the Marlins at New York.

Charlie Hough (4-2), who had a no-hitter through 5 2/3 innings, lasted six innings in a steady rain, allowing three runs and three hits, striking out five and walking four. Robb Nen pitched two innings of hitless relief to earn his first save.

Bobby Jones (4-4), lost for his third time in his last four decisions. He gave up four runs and five hits in 6 2/3 innings, striking out four and walking five.

Chicago 5, San Diego 4--Ryne Sandberg hit a bases-loaded triple, and the Cubs withstood a late rally at Chicago to extend the Padres' losing streak to 10 games--their longest in two decades.

The Cubs have now won three consecutive games for the first time since last September. San Diego's last 10-game losing streak came in 1974. San Diego's club record is 11 losses in a row.

Houston 4, San Francisco 2--Doug Drabek won his sixth consecutive decision and struck out a season-high 10 in eight innings to lead the Astros at Houston.

Drabek (6-1) hasn't lost since his first start of the season against Montreal. He gave up eight hits and walked four. John Hudek came on for his second save.

Mark Portugal (4-3) took the loss in his first appearance in the Astrodome since leaving the Astros in the off-season to sign with the Giants as a free agent.

St. Louis 4, Pittsburgh 3--Ray Lankford hit his 10th home run of the season in the 10th inning and the Cardinals used a National League record-tying six pitchers for the second consecutive night in their victory at Pittsburgh.

Mike Perez (1-0) got the victory despite allowing Brian Hunter's game-tying sacrifice fly in the ninth. The Pirates have scored only 22 runs while losing seven of their last nine games.

Montreal 6, Philadelphia 1--Montreal's Jeff Fassero pitched eight shutout innings, and Lenny Webster drove in four runs at Philadelphia, as the Expos handed Danny Jackson his first loss this season.

Fassero (4-2) allowed six hits, struck out eight and walked one. Jackson (5-1) gave up 10 hits in seven innings.

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