* With another win today, the Cubs will complete a series sweep of the Reds in Cincinnati, something they’ve done only six times in the post-war era.
* Dusty Baker picked up his 500th career win as Reds manager on Saturday. Baker also won 840 games as manager of the Giants, making him one of 11 men in history to win 500 games with multiple franchises.
* Over the past two seasons, Mike Leake has allowed 31 home runs at Great American Ball Park, the highest total for any National League pitcher at home.
* Junior Lake leads all rookies in hits since the All-Star break with 60.