Baseball notables

 The Marlins’ Adam Greenberg struck out on three pitches when he batted for the first time in seven years in the sixth inning. Greenberg signed a one-day contract before the game, his first since he was beaned in his major league debut in 2005.

Chris Davis joined Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson as the only Baltimore players to homer in six consecutive games.


The Cubs-Astros game was the first meeting of 100-loss teams in the majors since 1962, when the Cubs played the Mets.

 Rays pitchers have struck out 10 or more batters in a game 60 times this season.

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 The Pirates (79-82) tied for their most wins in a season since their North American major professional sports record streak of 20 losing seasons began in 1993. The 1999 Pirates went 79-83.

 The Braves’ Chipper Jones, who will not play Wednesday, will end his career with 45 career home runs at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, tied with Brian Giles for third-most in the ballpark’s 12-year history.

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