6/9 Extra bases
* The Cubs are hitting just .164 (42-for-256) with 14 runs scored in eight games against the Pirates this season, an average of 1.8 runs per game. Chicago has a .257 average (449-for-1,748) and is averaging 4.5 runs in its 51 other contests (228 runs total).
* Anthony Rizzo has reached base safely in 12-straight games, tied for his single-season career-high, also done Aug. 30-Sept. 10 last season.
* Alfonso Soriano hit his 379th career home run on Saturday, tied for 64th-most in Major League history. His 171 home runs as a Cub rank 13th in franchise history, three behind Andre Dawson who is 12th with 174.
* On Saturday, the Cubs finished the First-Year Player Draft, and selected 19 pitchers (16 right-handers and three left-handers), seven infielders, eight outfielders and six catchers. Of the players taken, there were 22 college players, seven junior college players and 11 high school players.