Cubs Game Notes For Sunday vs. Atlanta
*Including yesterday, the Cubs have 4 wins this year after trailing by 4+ runs, tied for most in the majors with Milwaukee and Toronto.
* With a win Sunday, the Cubs would clinch their fourth four-game sweep of the season, something they have not done in 80 years. The Cubs had four sweeps of four-game series total from 2007-14. The Cubs’ last four-game sweep of the Braves was August 19-21, 1968 at Wrigley Field.
*The next time Anthony Rizzo gets hit by a pitch, he will become the sixth player in MLB history with a 25-HR, 25-HBP season, joining Don Baylor (1986), Andres Galarraga (1998), Craig Wilson (2004), Chase Utley (2008) and Rickie Weeks (2010).
* Atlanta has lost 21 of its last 23 games on the road.
* In yesterday’s loss, Nick Swisher homered from both sides of the plate for the 14th time in his career, tying the MLB record held by Mark Teixeira.