■ 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.
■ 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.