Cubs pitchers are on pace to strike out 1,400 batters this season, which would be a team record.
Jermaine Dye of the Athletics is hitless in 11 at-bats since returning from a shoulder injury Tuesday.
Line of the day
Adrian Beltre, Dodgers 3B
AB R H RBI HR
5 3 4 3 2
He said it
"When they got me up again in the second game, I was thrilled. It gave me a chance to redeem myself." Mark Corey, Pirates pitcher, who gave up the game-winning home run to Chipper Jones in the first game but struck him out with the bases loaded
Roger Clemens of the Yankees faces his ex-team, the Red Sox, for the last time in the regular season today.