• With a single in the fourth inning against the Giants on Saturday, third baseman Matt Carpenter extended his hitting streak to 13 games, the longest active streak in the National League. Carpenter's career-high hitting streak is 18 games.
• The Cardinals' 9-4 loss to the Giants on Friday night sent them to their third straight defeat, marking their longest losing streak of the season. Entering Saturday, the Cardinals had lost four of five games on their current homestand.
Alex Halsted is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.