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Anthony Rizzo

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  • Game roundup: Mets avert no-no but fall to Padres

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3: includes all day games; new lede and headline Game roundup: Mets avert no-no but fall to Padres SAN DIEGO -- Seth Smith's two-out, infield single in the ninth inning gave San Diego a 2-1 win over New York on...
  • Diamondbacks complete sweep of Cubs

    The Sports Xchange Diamondbacks complete sweep of Cubs PHOENIX -- Chicago first baseman Anthony Rizzo made the defensive play of the game Sunday, a highlight-reel dazzler. Arizona did not mind a bit. After Diamondbacks left fielder David Peralta...
  • Cubs' Rizzo determined to make the play

    Cubs' Rizzo determined to make the play
    PHOENIX — Anthony Rizzo had no regrets Sunday about making a spectacular catch that allowed the Diamondbacks to score the go-ahead run in a 3-2 loss. "I don't think there's any Cubs fan who wanted me to miss it, and I don't think there were any...
  • Rizzo looks for young Cubs to step up

     Rizzo looks for young Cubs to step up
    PHOENIX — A 100-loss season has become a possibility during the Cubs' 2-11 skid. But with Arismendy Alcantara providing a spark and Kyle Hendricks receiving an opportunity to earn a spot in the rotation, slugger Anthony Rizzo says the entire Cubs'...
  • Preview: Padres at Cubs

    The San Diego Padres are coming off a rare offensive outburst and look to keep it going against a pitcher they've hit hard over the years when they wrap up a three-game road series with the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. San Diego evened the set with an 8-3...
  • Game roundup: A's walk-off vs. Orioles on home run

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3; new lede, two games to follow Game roundup: A's walk-off vs. Orioles on home run OAKLAND, Calif. -- Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a three-run, walk-off home run Friday night, lifting the Oakland Athletics...
  • 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...
  • Diamondbacks foil Cubs in 5-4 win

    The Sports Xchange Diamondbacks foil Cubs in 5-4 win PHOENIX -- The Chicago Cubs made the percentage play by bringing in left-hander Zac Rosscup to face Arizona shortstop Didi Gregorius in the sixth inning. This time, Gregorius made them pay. Gregorius...
  • 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...
  • Congrats, you've almost made it to football!

    Congrats, you've almost made it to football!
    You've made it to the second half of the baseball season, congratulations. Through some wonderful offseason distractions by the Bulls and Blackhawks, we've made it through two pretty unwatchable teams. With the exception of Jose Abreu, Chris Sale,...
  • 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,...