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Anthony Rizzo

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  • Finding playing time for all a challenge for Cubs

    NEW YORK — Jake Arrieta will continue to pitch through September, but finding innings for other Cubs players the rest of the season will be a challenge for manager Rick Renteria. Arismendy Alcantara returned to the leadoff spot Monday for the...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 2, Giants 0 (5 inn.)

    Tuesday's recap: Cubs 2, Giants 0 (5 inn.)
    The summary The Cubs, playing the first of their 38 final games against playoff contenders, leaned on a two-run home run in the first inning by Anthony Rizzo, his 29th of the season and his second in as many games. Tsuyoshi Wada put a runner on base...
  • Good chemistry between Cubs veterans, rookies

    No rookie hazing. No jealousy. That's the current mission of Cubs veterans who welcome the balancing act of trying to finish the season strong while aiding rookies who could end up taking their positions in the near future. "I think everything that...
  • Game roundup: Unplayable field helps Cubs win

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 7: Adds Giants-Cubs as new lede; final update; will stand Game roundup: Unplayable field helps Cubs win CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo went 2-for-2 with a two-run home run, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco...
  • Cubs win shortened game thanks to unplayable field

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The SportsXchange Cubs win shortened game thanks to unplayable field CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs claimed a rain-shortened, 2-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants early Wednesday morning. The Giants might protest...
  • Jackson's starting status in jeopardy with Cubs

    Jackson's starting status in jeopardy with Cubs
    Edwin Jackson might have finally pitched himself out of the Cubs rotation, while Javier Baez will return to his original position on a temporary basis. Jackson’s last debacle -- a 8-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants -- was so convincing that he...
  • Brewers 3, Cubs 1

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Brewers 3, Cubs 1 CHICAGO -- Right-hander Yovani Gallardo scattered six hits and struck out six as he helped lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night in...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 3, Brewers 0

    The summary Kyle Hendricks blanked the first-place Brewers for 71/3 innings in extending his streak of quality starts to five — the longest for a Cubs rookie since Randy Wells from May 16-June 7, 2009. The Cubs beat 14-game winner Wily Peralta...
  • Gallardo leads Brewers to victory over Cubs

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Gallardo leads Brewers to victory over Cubs CHICAGO -- Yovani Gallardo went from struggling five days ago to superlative on Monday. The Milwaukee right-hander scattered six hits and struck out...
  • Learning curve for Arismendy Alcantara in center field

    The Cubs thought highly enough of Arismendy Alcantara's all-around talents to move him to center field at Triple-A Iowa on a part-time basis and now are giving him a full-time audition with the Cubs after the Aug. 5 promotion of Javier Baez. But...
  • Recap: Cubs 4, Brewers 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Cubs 4, Brewers 2 Cubs 4, Brewers 2: Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs and Tsuyoshi Wada took a shutout into the seventh inning as host Chicago beat first-place Milwaukee for the second straight night....