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(AP) -- Anthony Rizzo is helping the surging Chicago Cubs win ballgames, and that's all he seems to care about.

He'll look to continue his offensive roll Sunday when the visiting Cubs try to complete a four-game sweep of the lowly Milwaukee Brewers.

Rizzo homered in a career-high fourth consecutive game Saturday with a three-run shot that keyed Chicago's fourth straight victory, 4-2 over Milwaukee. Before this stretch, during which he's gone 8 for 15 with four home runs and nine RBIs, Rizzo batted .118 during the Cubs' 3-6 slump and had gone 17 games without homering.

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Leaders
AVG: A. Rizzo.287
HR: A. Rizzo19
RBI: K. Bryant60
SB: D. Fowler16
W: J. Arrieta11
ERA: J. Arrieta2.62
Saves: H. Rondon15
K: J. Arrieta147
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
St. Louis 6638.635-
Pittsburgh 6043.5835.5
Chi Cubs 5647.5449.5
Cincinnati 4755.46118
Milwaukee 4461.41922.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .238 (29)
Runs: 392 (23)
Hits: 822 (28)
Home Runs: 92 (15)
Stolen Bases: 70 (4)
OBP: .314 (16)
SLG: .372 (26)
Total Bases: 1286 (28)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.46 (6)
Runs Allowed: 388 (9)
Saves: 26 (18)
Strikeouts: 887 (3)
OpBA: .239 (3)
OBP: .297 (3)
SLG: .380 (11)
Run Support: 3.82 (23)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/1 M. Baxter Outrighted to Minors
8/1 Y. Medina Designated for Assignment
7/31 D. Haren Traded Miami (for RHP Ivan Pineyro, three-player deal)
7/31 T. Hunter Traded Baltimore (for OF Junior Lake)
7/31 J. Lake Called Up from Minors - Not to Report
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Injuries
Date Player Status
7/26 N. Ramirez Left abdominal soreness (on 15-day DL)
7/12 M. Montero Sprained left thumb (on 15-day DL)
7/2 D. Ross off 7-day DL
6/24 D. Fowler Ankle (day-to-day)
6/23 T. Wada Left deltoid inflammation (on 15-day DL)
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