• Shortstop Jimmy Rollins took a scheduled day of rest, only the third game he's missed.
"A little mental break for Jimmy, as I've done with other guys," manager Ryne Sandberg said.
• Sandberg said Zack Greinke's sliders Wednesday night "were some of the best we've seen this year, or will see all year."
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