"Tip your cap. That guy's one of, if not the best, taggers in baseball."
— Padres manager Andy Green, referring to Cubs shortstop Javier Baez, who made an acrobatic catch, on a high, wide right throw from his catcher, and in one motion tagged out Wil Myers, who was trying to steal second base in the ninth inning. The Cubs won 6-5 on Saturday.
GAME OF NUMBERS
Game-time temperature and heat index for Cubs-Padres game at Wrigley Field on Saturday afternoon.
Innings that Rockies starter Antonio Senzatela lasted vs. Yankees on Saturday, his shortest outing in 51 starts.
1B • Mets
Benched because of a 3-for-30 slump, he hit a three-run homer as a pinch hitter in the sixth as the Mets routed the host Giants 11-4 on Saturday. It was his 33rd homer and gave him 75 RBI, a franchise record for a rookie. "It was a great mental health day," Alonso said.