Cubs Game Notes For Sunday vs. Washington

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*With yesterday’s win, the Cubs are a season-high 17 games over .500 at 23-6 and winners of six straight games.

*The Cubs have outscored their opponents this year by 101 runs – 180-79.

*The Cubs have yet to lose consecutive games this season. The last club to go this deep into the season with back-to-back losses were the 1999 Atlanta Braves who went down in the 30th and 31st games of the year.

*The Cubs have won Jake Arrieta’s last 19 starts, a franchise record.

*Cub starters have pitched through the fifth inning of the last 37 regular season games going back to September 27 of last year.

*Washington’s Daniel Murphy collected his second four-hit game in three days yesterday, going 4-for-4 with a double and two runs.