Sosa homers, but Brewers rally past Cubs

Tuesday, June 4, 2002

MILWAUKEE -- Paul Bako and Lenny Harris hit back-to-back homers to start a five-run seventh inning as the Milwaukee Brewers overcame Sammy Sosa's 20th home run and rallied past the Chicago Cubs 7-6 Monday night.

Valerio De Los Santos (1-1) pitched two shutout innings for his first victory since Sept. 27, 2000, and Milwaukee matched its season high with its fourth straight victory.

The Brewers fell behind 5-1 in the fifth after Jamey Wright allowed four home runs, two to Fred McGriff.

Braves 5, Mets 4

ATLANTA -- Vinny Castilla hit a grand slam in the first inning and Andruw Jones added a tiebreaking homer off Steve Trachsel (3-6) in the sixth, leading Atlanta over New York in a matchup of the top two teams in the NL East.

Expos 7, Pirates 5

MONTREAL -- Troy O'Leary hit a two-run triple, and Montreal took advantage of some sloppy Pittsburgh defense.-- From wire reports

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