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Anthony Rizzo

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  • The Times' baseball rankings

    Kevin Baxter ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday: 1. DETROIT: Tigers starters have given up more than three runs in a game only twice since April 18 (1) 2. OAKLAND: Athletics have outscored opponents...
  • Putting the star back in Starlin

    Putting the star back in Starlin
    This was all so Cub. The worst team in the league became the first to beat perhaps the best pitcher in the game this season. Oh, and that pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka, is the 25-year-old Japanese stud who took the Yankees’ considerable mint of...
  • White Sox beat up on Cubs again in 8-3 victory

    White Sox beat up on Cubs again in 8-3 victory
    The White Sox are out to prove they can beat the Cubs any old day of the week, home or away. They whipped the Cubs for the third straight time in this four-game set Wednesday night with an 8-3 victory at U.S. Cellular Field before a crowd of 21,075, the...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    Jim Peltz ranks Major League Baseball's 30 teams. Last week’s rankings are in parentheses, Statistics are through Friday’s games. 1. OAKLAND: The A’s have baseball’s best winning percentage (.624) and have won seven of their last...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Utley, Tanaka among MLB's first-half MVPs

    Utley, Tanaka among MLB's first-half MVPs
    The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price. As with every season,...
  • Sighting: Bulls' Jimmy Butler attends country music festival

    Sighting: Bulls' Jimmy Butler attends country music festival
    Jimmy Butler’s Taylor Swift sing along in the Bulls locker room earlier this year makes a little more sense now. The Bulls guard was on hand Friday for the country music festival, Windy City Smokeout, at Grand Avenue and the Chicago River. Ex-Bear...
  • Cubs' Rizzo sees signs of improvement

    Cubs' Rizzo sees signs of improvement
    PHOENIX -- After appearing in his first All-Star game and seeing the recent success of rookie Arismendy Alcantara and Javier Baez playing second base at Triple-A Iowa, Chicago Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo said he now can see signs of true optimism for the...
  • Cubs' Alcantara starts in center field

    Cubs' Alcantara starts in center field
    PHOENIX -- Rookie Arismendy Alcantara will make his seventh start and his second in center field Saturday night as the Chicago Cubs try to snap a three-game losing streak against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Alcantara, who stole two bases and scored a...
  • Cubs' Rizzo wins NL player of week honors

    Cubs' Rizzo wins NL player of week honors
    The Chicago Cubs didn't come away completely empty despite getting swept in a three-game series by the Arizona Diamondbacks. First baseman Anthony Rizzo was named the National League player of the week for the period ending Sunday. Rizzo, coming off his...
  • Stanton lone Marlin at All-Star Game as McGehee needs votes to get in

    Stanton lone Marlin at All-Star Game as McGehee needs votes to get in
    Giancarlo Stanton was named a National League All-Star as expected on Sunday, but Miami Marlins teammate Casey McGehee was not. The third baseman and right-handed pitcher Henderson Alvarez were left off of the 33-man NL roster announced during MLB&...