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  • Chris Sale named to 3rd All-Star team

    Chris Sale named to 3rd All-Star team
    BOSTON — White Sox left-hander Chris Sale needed a few extra days, but he earned the title of All-Star for a third time Thursday thanks to 6.7 million votes in his favor. Sale was selected for Tuesday's game via Major League Baseball's Final...
  • Anthony Rizzo appreciative of All-Star honor

     Anthony Rizzo appreciative of All-Star honor
    Anthony Rizzo will not soon forget the process of the fans voting him onto the National League All-Star team in the MLB.com Final Vote. "I thanked all of the front office and the people who were working behind the scenes to pump it up and promote it,"...
  • 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...
  • Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro All-Star caliber

     Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro All-Star caliber
    Rick Renteria and his Cubs players say they win and lose as a team. But individual distinction is a possibility for Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro when it comes to being selected for the National League All-Star team. Rizzo entered Saturday night's...
  • Rick Renteria plugging away with Mike Olt

    Mike Olt leads all National League rookies with 10 home runs and 25 RBIs. But his .149 batting average and propensity to strike out have been problematic. "We can't panic. If they see panic in us and they see concern in us, it reflects on them," manager...
  • Cubs fail to cash in on chances, lose to Pirates

    Cubs fail to cash in on chances, lose to Pirates
    Following a quick turnaround after Saturday night's rain-delayed game, the Cubs and Pirates reported for duty Sunday afternoon at Wrigley Field. "I work pretty good on 4-6 hours' sleep," Cubs manager Rick Renteria quipped. Apparently his players...
  • Series preview: Reds at Cubs

    Series preview: Reds at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Reds lead 3-2. Monday: 7:05 p.m., WCIU-26. RH Alfredo Simon (10-3, 3.05) vs. RH Jeff Samardzija (2-6, 2.60). Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Homer Bailey (7-3, 4.68) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (3-1, 1.98)....
  • Reds score 5 in 9th to put Cubs away

    Reds score 5 in 9th to put Cubs away
    After popping up a sacrifice bunt attempt that landed in the glove of Reds first baseman Joey Votto, Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija snapped his bat over his leg before retreating to the dugout Monday night. Samardzija's frustration was understandable,...
  • 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...