10/3 Extra bases
Ryan Dempster tied a career high with his 34th start, and fell one strikeout shy of his career best 209, which he set in 2000 with the Marlins.
* The Cubs bullpen finished on a strong note. The relievers did not give up a run in 28 consecutive innings.
* Sean Marshall appeared in his 80th game Sunday. It’s the eighth time a Cubs reliever has reached 80 outings in a season and the first time since Carlos Marmol had 82 outings in 2008.
* The Cubs finished in fifth place in the NL Central at 75-87.
– Carrie Muskat