9/1 Extra bases
* Anthony Rizzo is 6-for-14 (.429) in his last three games. He has three straight multi-hit games for the first time in his career.
* David DeJesus has homered in four of his last 15 games. He connected off the Giants’ Tim Lincecum on Saturday.
“He threw me the same pitch the at-bat before, but I got a little under it,” DeJesus said. “I stayed inside it and was able to put a good swing on it. Hitting, I wasn’t sure because the wind was blowing straight in. When I got close to first base, I kind of knew.”
* Michael Bowden threw a season-high 2 2/3 innings of relief.
“I feel every time I’ve gone out there, I’ve gained a little more confidence, and became a little more comfortable,” Bowden said. “That’s the point I’m trying to get to. I know I’ve been there at Triple-A and I need to transfer that up here. I’ts just a matter of getting some repetition. I am confident and I feel comfortable.”
* Travis Wood (4-11, 4.71 ERA) faces Matt Cain (13-5, 2.82 ERA) on Sunday in the series finale. It’s also the last game of the homestand. The Cubs start a 10-game road trip Monday against the Nationals.
– Carrie Muskat