Cubs Game Notes For Sunday vs. Atlanta

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*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.



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