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Anthony Rizzo

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  • Cubs' Jake Arrieta not quite perfect but close enough

    Cubs' Jake Arrieta not quite perfect but close enough
    Jake Arrieta provided Wrigley Field fans with plenty of emotion before manager Rick Renteria and the Cubs' deep bullpen provided their own stress. Before the tension-filled seventh and eighth innings, Arrieta continued his remarkable June ascent with...
  • Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making

    Chicago's managers: questioning their decision-making
    Both Chicago managers were jeered Tuesday night, though Robin Ventura probably couldn’t hear White Sox fans shouting at their TVs from his dugout spot in Baltimore, some 700 miles away. It was one of those rare nights of Chicago baseball symmetry,...
  • Cubs manage 5-3 victory over Nationals

     Cubs manage 5-3 victory over Nationals
    The Cubs have the same record they had after 77 games last season — 33-44. Yet first-year manager Rick Renteria's players still appear as though they would try to run through a brick wall for him. Or in the case of outfielder Junior Lake, a...
  • Series preview: Nationals at Cubs

    Series preview: Nationals at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Nationals 4-3 in 2013. Thursday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Doug Fister (6-2, 2.65) vs. LH Travis Wood (7-6, 4.55). Friday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9. RH Tanner Roark (7-4, 2.79) vs. RH Jason Hammel (6-5, 2.99)....
  • Miami Marlins: Extra innings add to Marlins woes, MLB history

    Miami Marlins: Extra innings add to Marlins woes, MLB history
    MIAMI June has been bad for the Marlins. Not like a few games here and there bad but historically bad. The Marlins' 7-6 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday night was the team's 13th defeat in June and the second time in three games they've lost in...
  • Cubs rally in 9th, survive replay challenge

    Cubs rally in 9th, survive replay challenge
    BOSTON — A tense pitchers' duel didn't provide nearly as much suspense for the Cubs as a game-ending replay that validated their 2-1 win over the Red Sox. "It was nerve-wracking, especially with Papi (David Ortiz) coming up," Anthony Rizzo said....
  • Ruggiano in place of Lake in Cubs' lineup

    Ruggiano in place of Lake in Cubs' lineup
    BOSTON -- Junior Lake's snapping of his bat over his leg following one of his four strikeouts Monday night was overshadowed by Jake Arrieta's 7 2/3 innings of one-hit ball at Fenway Park. Nevertheless, Lake is on the bench Tuesday night while in the...
  • Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo come through big time

    Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo come through big time
    With all of the attention surrounding the emerging hitters in the Cubs minor league system, a couple of young pillars of the current big league roster continue to impress this season. Starlin Castro belted a three-run homer and Anthony Rizzo hit a...
  • Rizzo's 15th homer not enough in 5-3 loss to Pirates

    Rizzo's 15th homer not enough in 5-3 loss to Pirates
    What began as a storm threat that resulted in the Wrigley Field grounds crew preemptively putting the tarp down on the infield turned into a torrential downpour that delayed the start of Saturday night’s game between the Chicago Cubs and...
  • It's partly mind over matter for Starlin Castro

    The road to recovery started in the offseason, only to hit a speed bump in spring training. But during the time Starlin Castro was recovering from a hamstring strain and then coped with a sluggish start that rekindled the debate of whether he already...
  • Special agent for a day: FBI reaches out to boy with cancer

    Special agent for a day: FBI reaches out to boy with cancer
    FBI agents have a reputation as hard-boiled, tough-as-nails crime fighters. But employees in the agency's Chicago office recently stepped out of character to give a seriously ill 6-year-old boy a day to remember. It all started when Special Agent...