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• David DeJesus entered Sunday's series finale batting 11-for-28 with two home runs, seven doubles and 10 runs scored as the leadoff hitter, and he added a double off New York's Dillon Gee to lead off the game.

"You're talking about one of the better all-around leadoff hitters in the game right now," manager Dale Sveum said of DeJesus, who entered with a .861 OPS. "The OPS is pretty close to .900, and it is over .900 against right-handed pitching. You can't ask for any more out of a leadoff guy than a .900 OPS."

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• David DeJesus entered Sunday's series finale batting 11-for-28 with two home runs, seven doubles and 10 runs scored as the leadoff hitter, and he added a double off New York's Dillon Gee to lead off the game.

"You're talking about one of the better all-around leadoff hitters in the game right now," manager Dale Sveum said of DeJesus, who entered with a .861 OPS. "The OPS is pretty close to .900, and it is over .900 against right-handed pitching. You can't ask for any more out of a leadoff guy than a .900 OPS."

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• The fourth annual Wrigley Field Road Tour began on Friday, with more than 50 people biking the 100 miles from board member Todd Ricketts' Higher Gear bike store in Wilmette to Wrigley Field. The event has raised nearly $1 million since its inception, benefiting Chicago Cubs Charities and World Bicycle Relief. Monies raised will provide bicycles to students in rural Africa, providing access to education, health care and economic opportunities, as well as fund Chicago-area programs focused on health, fitness and education opportunities for underserved Chicago youth and families.

Cash Kruth is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @cashkruth.

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