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• Scott Baker, rehabbing from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, will make his fourth Minor League start Monday, moving up to Class A Daytona.

Baker gave up three runs on five hits over three innings in his third rehab start for Class A Kane County last Wednesday. In three outings with Kane County, he's been charged with 13 runs on 17 hits and six walks over 8 2/3 innings.

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• Scott Baker, rehabbing from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, will make his fourth Minor League start Monday, moving up to Class A Daytona.

Baker gave up three runs on five hits over three innings in his third rehab start for Class A Kane County last Wednesday. In three outings with Kane County, he's been charged with 13 runs on 17 hits and six walks over 8 2/3 innings.

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• The Cubs escaped having the bases loaded in both the eighth and ninth innings Saturday. Did they practice plays with the infield in?

"You don't spend a lot of time on those drills but it's one of those things that doesn't come up too often," Sveum said. "You're talking about in the history of the game, it's probably happened about 10 times where you bring the infield in with the bases loaded in the last two innings and get three balls you can throw home and throw to first. These are things that happen so rare."

Sveum said he felt "fortunate" to get the Giants' Buster Posey to hit into a fielder's choice for the first out of the eighth.

"It was a nine-pitch at-bat against that kind of stuff [from Strop], and to make that quality of a fastball and get in on him, I don't think that game would be won or tied if we kept the ball away from [Posey]," Sveum said.

The Cubs held on for a 1-0 victory.

• Kyle Hendricks gave up one earned run on six hits over seven innings in Double-A Tennessee's 6-3 win over Huntsville on Saturday. Hendricks picked up his 10th win and has a 0.73 ERA with 32 strikeouts in his last six starts, giving up three earned runs over 37 innings.

Carrie Muskat is a reporter for MLB.com. She writes a blog, Muskat Ramblings, and you can follow her on Twitter @CarrieMuskat.

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