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Anthony Rizzo

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  • Cubs will try not to put too much pressure on Jorge Soler

    Cubs will try not to put too much pressure on Jorge Soler
    CINCINNATI — Rick Renteria has an immediate plan for Jorge Soler. But it does not include any animated message or inspirational pep talk when the talented Cuban slugger is expected to make his big league debut Wednesday night against the Reds....
  • Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot

    Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot
    Besides headline writers, nobody enjoyed the Cubs' latest move more than their loyal fans, who understandably get more puffy-chested with each promotion. Soler powers Cubs. Soler energy sparks rally. Soler eclipses 30-home-run mark. Word-play...
  • Cubs 3, Reds 0

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Cubs 3, Reds 0 CINCINNATI -- Travis Wood pitched six shutout innings, and first baseman Anthony Rizzo and center fielder Arismendy Alcantara homered, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 victory...
  • Wood zeroes in as Cubs win fourth straight

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Wood zeroes in as Cubs win fourth straight CINCINNATI -- Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria said it was important for Travis Wood to have a strong outing Tuesday. "It hasn't been like the season...
  • Sunday's recap: Cubs 2, Orioles 1

    Sunday's recap: Cubs 2, Orioles 1
    The summary The Cubs swept the American League East-leading Orioles with a 2-1 victory Sunday at Wrigley Field. Tsuyoshi Wada took a no-hitter into the seventh inning against his former organization. Miguel Gonzalez took the loss. The Orioles were...
  • Recap: Cubs 2, Orioles 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Cubs 2, Orioles 1 Cubs 2, Orioles 1: Tsuyoshi Wada allowed one hit and fanned eight over 6 1/3 dominant innings while fellow rookie Arismendy Alcantara homered as Chicago completed a three-game home sweep of Baltimore. Wada (4-...
  • Recap: Cubs 2, Giants 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Cubs 2, Giants 1 Cubs 2, Giants 1: Hector Rondon worked around a pair of hits in the ninth inning and Anthony Rizzo's two-run homer from two nights earlier held up as host Chicago won a game that began Tuesday. The Cubs led 2-0...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cubs 2, Giants 0 (4 1/2 innings)

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The SportsXchange Cubs 2, Giants 0 (4 1/2 innings) CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo went 2-for-2 with a two-run home run, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 in a game that was delayed due to poor field...
  • Good chemistry between Cubs veterans, rookies

    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...