Related topics

National League Notes Tuesday, June 20

June 21, 1989

Undated (AP) _ Griffin (Ga.) city commissioners declared Thursday to be Jeff Treadway Day, recognizing the Griffin native’s success with the Braves. Thursday will be Griffin night at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. Griffinites will sit as a group to cheer for the hometown player who made it to the big leagues. ... The Braves have made 69 errors this season, led by third baseman Ron Gant’s 16. By Contrast, the Orioles have made only 28 errors. Chicago Cubs

Of the Cubs’ first 68 games, 42 were decided by two runs or less. ... Andre Dawson has one error in his last 99 games, dating to last July 5. ... Dawson has 17 homers and 55 RBIs lifetime at Three Rivers Stadium. ... Paul Kilgus got is first major league save Tuesday ... the Cubs have won 17 of their last 26 road games. ... The Cubs are 17-6 this season in games started by a left- hander. Cincinnati

The Reds put pitcher Danny Jackson on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday after medical tests showed he has a strained left shoulder. Jackson, who was 23-8 last season and finished second to Los Angeles’ Orel Hershiser in the Cy Young voting, is 5-9 with a 6.03 ERA this season. The left-hander allowed 10 hits and five runs in just four innings last Saturday in San Francisco, and revealed after the game that his shoulder has been sore. Jackson returned to Cincinnati for a medical examination while the rest of the team flew to Atlanta for a series this week. Team Dr. Warren G. Harding III diagnosed Jackson’s problem as a strained left shoulder. Houston

Jim Clancy has not allowed a run in his last 19 innings and has won four of his last five decisions. ... Houston has announced the signing of Corey Diggs, a 5-foot-9, 175 pound shortstop from Vallejo, Calif. Diggs is the 16th player the Astros have signed since the free agent draft on June 5. Los Angeles

Heading into Tuesday’s game, Willie Randolph led the Dodgers with 20 multiple hit games. Montreal

Wallace Johnson is 7-for-23 (.304) in six starts this season. He is the Expos’ all-time pinch hit leader with 65. ... Tim Raines snapped a 1-for-17 slump with two consecutive two-run singles as the Expos rallied to beat the Mets 8-5 on Tuesday. New York Mets

Darryl Strawberry sustained a fractured toe when he was hit by a pitch Monday night, X-rays revealed Tuesday. Strawberry was hit in the right little toe by a pitch from Montreal’s Kevin Gross in the first inning Monday. Strawberry played the entire game and went 0-for-4. X-rays showed a simple fracture. He’s day-to-day. ... The Mets have signed catcher Alan Zinter, their first-round choice in the recent draft. Zinter, from the University of Arizona, will be assigned to Pittsfield of the New York-Penn League. . . . Reliever Rick Aguilera has allowed one earned run in his last 20 games, a span of 39 innings. . . . Juan Samuel got his first hit for the Mets, a leadoff single Tuesday night against Montreal. Philadelphia

Center fielder Len Dykstra, acquired from the New York Mets along with reliever Roger McDowell, made his debut with Phillies in the first game against St. Louis Tuesday and went 2-for-4, with a walk and three runs scored. He also made a diving catch in the sixth inning. ... McDowell pitched in the ninth and got two outs. ... Von Hayes has not gone more than two games without a hit this year. He did not go more than two consecutive games wihtout a walk until June 10. Pittsburgh

The Pirates are 6-17 in one-run games after going 30-23 in 1988. ... The Pirates already have had 38 players on their 24-man roster. St. Louis

In the last four years, Vince Coleman has 59 outfield assists, third most in the majors behind only Jesse Barfield (71) and Glenn Wilson (61). San Diego

Shawn Abner’s last two homers have been against Orel Hershiser and Dwight Gooden. ... Tony Gwynn has reached 100 hits, matching the quickest time he reached the milestone - 71 games in 1984. San Francisco

Injured pitchers Atlee Hammaker and Mike Krukow were examined by team physician Dr. Gordon Campbell on Tuesday. Krukow, suffering from a shoulder strain, was moved from the 15-day disabled list to the 21-day disabled list. Hammaker has been sidelined with a mild strain of his left bicep tendon. It has not been determined if he will be able to take his regular pitching turn. If Hammaker cannot start Friday night’s game at San Diego, Mike LaCoss will move into the starting rotation.

Update hourly