Worth noting

Worth noting

• Going into Wednesday's series finale against the Cubs, the Marlins were hitting .323 (10-for-31) with runners in scoring position over their first three games in September. That was a vast improvement on their overall season average of .236 in those scenarios.

Over the first five games of its nine-game road trip, Miami hit .160 (4-for-25) with runners in scoring position.

• Entering Wednesday's game, Christian Yelich had a streak of three consecutive multihit games, including two three-hit games on Monday and Tuesday. Through the first eight games of the nine-game road trip, Yelich hit .481 (13-for-27) with two doubles, two home runs and five RBIs.

The rookie was hitting .368 (28-for-76) in 19 road games on the season and .220 (18-for-82) in 20 home games.

Manny Randhawa is an associate reporter for MLB.com. Carrie Muskat is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.