6/29 Extra bases
* In his 200th career start, Paul Maholm gave up four hits over 8 1/3 innings, walked one and struck out six. He’s 5-1 in nine games in which he’s gone at least six innings.
* Steve Clevenger hit his first Major League home run, a two-run shot to right.
* The Cubs have won five straight series opening games at Wrigley Field. They also are 21-15 when scoring four or more runs.
– Carrie Muskat