5/21 Extra bases
* The Cubs enter Monday’s game riding a six-game losing streak, matching their longest of the season. They also lost six in a row April 14-20.
* Sunday’s shutout was the first in 43 games for the Cubs.
* Alfonso Soriano was batting .311 this month with six doubles, three homers and 11 RBIs. That’s a big improvement after batting .237 in April.
* Matt Garza is one of six pitchers in the big leagues with a 2.58 ERA or less in at least seven starts but two wins or less to show for the effort.
– Carrie Muskat