7/27 Postgame tidbits
Alfonso Soriano’s grand slam was his first of the season and fourth of his career. The Cubs’ last walkoff grand slam was hit by Rick Wilkins off the Phillies’ Roger Mason on Aug. 30, 1993, in the 11th inning.
* The Cubs are 7-6 in extra-inning games this year, including a 5-1 record at Wrigley Field.
* Derrek Lee has hit at least 20 home runs in each of his last nine full seasons.
* With Monday’s win, the Cubs are riding a season-high five-game winning streak. They’re also seven games over .500 fir the first time since May 16.
– Carrie Muskat