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Cubs Game Day: Jumping on Jake's back

Cubs Game Day: Jumping on Jake's back

The Chicago Cubs can take comfort in that Jake Arrieta takes the mound Sunday night at Dodger Stadium as they attempt to snap a four-game losing streak against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Arrieta will try to complete one of the most impressive months in franchise history. Arrieta is 5-0 with an 0.54 ERA this month. Arrieta is the fifth pitcher in the past 30 years to win five games in August and the first since Mark Prior in 2003. No Cubs pitcher has won six games in August since Rick Sutcliffe in 1984. Arrieta's 0.54 ERA is the lowest in the month of August by a qualifying Cubs pitcher since Guy Bush posted an 0.17 ERA in August of 1926. Arrieta is 10-1 with a 1.17 ERA in his...

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