-Matt Holliday has hit .606 since joining the Cardinals and has hit in nine straight games.
-The Brewers are 0-6-2 in their last eight series. They did not win a series in July.
-The Cubs hit 36 home runs in July, leading the NL.
-The Reds have given up at least one run in the first inning 92 times, leading the majors for this dubious distinction.
-Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 622nd home run Saturday. He has hit them off 400 different pitchers in his career.
Today's Bests and Worsts
Best Team Batting Average: Los Angeles Angels-.288
Worst: Kansas City Royals-.251
Best Team Pitching-.Seatlle Mariners-3.92 ERA
Worst: Cleveland Indians-5.23 ERA
Best Batting Average-Los Angeles Dodgers-.276
Worst: San Diego Padres-.235
Best Piching-San Francisco Giants-3.51 ERA
Worst: Washington Nationals-5.03 ERA