Worth noting

• Cubs leadoff batters entered Friday's series opener against the Mets batting .378 with two home runs and three walks to start a game.

• The Cubs entered Friday with 93 doubles through 40 games, putting them on pace to leg out 377 two-baggers. The franchise record is 340, set in 1931 and matched in 2007.

• Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton sang "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," on Friday.

Cash Kruth is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @cashkruth. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.