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  • Renteria, Baez don't tap brakes in Cubs' 6-4 win

    Renteria, Baez don't tap brakes in Cubs' 6-4 win
    MILWAUKEE – Despite the slim prospects of finishing no better than a tie for last place in the National League Central with the Cincinnati Reds, the Chicago Cubs showed they haven’t given up. That was evident Friday night in a 6-4 victory...
  • Monday's recap: Cardinals 8, Cubs 0

    Monday's recap: Cardinals 8, Cubs 0
    The summary Left-hander Travis Wood was tagged for five hits during the Cardinals' four-run fourth, and Adam Wainwright got his 20th victory with seven innings of three-hit ball. At the plate After Anthony Rizzo hit a double with two outs in the...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 4, Cardinals 3 (10 innings)

    Tuesday's recap: Cubs 4, Cardinals 3 (10 innings)
    The summary The Cubs, hoping to post a winning record at Wrigley Field for the first time since 2009, blew a 3-0 lead but rallied in the 10th. Anthony Rizzo double with one out to set up Welington Castillo's game-winning hit off reliever Pat Neshek with...
  • Anthony Rizzo already sizing himself up for 2015

    Anthony Rizzo has too much on his mind to take an extra look at Wrigley Field before the renovations start immediately. "I think it's great with the renovations, and I know Wrigley is very historic," Rizzo said Wednesday night. "But it's still going...
  • All-Star Game voting makes for strange alliances

     All-Star Game voting makes for strange alliances
    Early Sunday afternoon, before Major League Baseball announced its All-Star rosters, the Cubs and White Sox were busy scheming for the two players who still had a chance to make a team via MLB's Final Vote. For the Cubs, that meant Anthony Rizzo. For...
  • Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro loving life now

    MINNEAPOLIS — It was only 15 months ago that then-Cubs manager Dale Sveum threatened to send struggling young stars Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro to the minors. "No one wants to go down to the minor leagues," Rizzo said that day. "Whatever...
  • Sox's Sale leads Final Vote balloting; Cubs' Rizzo second

    As the second full day of balloting for the baseball All-Star Game’s Final Vote opens up, Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale leads the way in the American League, while Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is second in National League polling....
  • Matheny goes with his guy Wainwright as starter

    Matheny goes with his guy Wainwright as starter
    MINNEAPOLIS — To no one's surprise, Mariners ace Felix Hernandez was named the American League starter in Tuesday's All-Star Game. But Cardinals manager Mike Matheny had a much tougher choice and ultimately went with his own pitcher, Adam...
  • Cubs' Castro, Samardzija named to NL All-Stars; Rizzo on Final Vote

    WASHINGTON -- Shortstop Starlin Castro will get to be a teammate of Jeff Samardzija for at least one more time. Castro, 24, was rewarded for his rebound season Sunday by being voted by the players to the National League All-Star team. In a weird twist...
  • A.J. Pierzynski contributes to Cardinals quickly

     A.J. Pierzynski contributes to Cardinals quickly
    A.J. Pierzynski insists he is not such a bad guy in the clubhouse, once you get to know him. Released by the Red Sox on July 16, the former White Sox catcher signed with the Cardinals in time to help his new club defeat the Cubs 6-3 on Saturday....
  • Rizzo, Sale earn All-Star berths via Final Vote

    Rizzo, Sale earn All-Star berths via Final Vote
    It took four days of furious voting, but Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo and White Sox pitcher Chris Sale are heading to the All-Star Game.  The two were among the 10 candidates for MLB's Final Vote, which ended Thursday afternoon after a marathon six-...