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Anthony Rizzo

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  • Cubs almost waste another Jeff Samardzija gem

     Cubs almost waste another Jeff Samardzija gem
    ST. LOUIS — For the first six innings Friday night, it looked like Jeff Samardzija would receive long-awaited and ample run support only with another team. The Cubs' offense finally broke through with three runs in the seventh and eighth innings...
  • Pirates go solo five times but lose to the Cubs

    CHICAGO The Pittsburgh Pirates hit five solo home runs over the ivy covered wall at Wrigley Field on Wednesday night, but still managed to lose, 7-5, to the Cubs. The Pirates are now 5-3, and the Cubs are 3-5. Wandy Rodriguez's second start of the...
  • Cubs' Rizzo getting laugh at lefties' expense

    Cubs' Rizzo getting laugh at lefties' expense
    Jason Hammel got a laugh at Anthony Rizzo's expense Wednesday night after the Chicago Cubs' first baseman mistakenly congratulated Hammel on earning his first National League win. Hammel, who beat the Pittsburgh Pirates in his Cubs' debut on April 3 and...
  • Carpenter sparkles in Cardinals' win over Cubs

    Carpenter sparkles in Cardinals' win over Cubs ST. LOUIS -- Unlike most leadoff hitters, Matt Carpenter won't blind you with his speed, although he did swipe his first bag of the year Sunday. But few leadoff men in the game front their teams'...
  • Cubs' Renteria stands by Jackson

    Cubs' Renteria stands by Jackson
    ST. LOUIS – Since taking over as manager of the Chicago Cubs, manager Rick Renteria has been consistent in his praise of his players, no matter how much they have struggled in the past and in the present. So Renteria didn’t budge when...
  • Mike Olt and Junior Lake homer in Cubs victory

    Mike Olt and Junior Lake homer in Cubs victory
    Opportunity is expanding for Mike Olt and Junior Lake — along with their confidence. After they hit consecutive home runs Wednesday night to vault the Cubs to a 7-5 victory over the Pirates, manager Rick Renteria is ready to increase their roles....
  • Castro moves to 2nd in Cubs' lineup

    Castro moves to 2nd in Cubs' lineup
    After Starlin Castro produced seven hits in his past three games from the sixth spot, it might sound crazy for manager Rick Renteria to move him to the second spot. But that's what Renteria, as promised, has done for Wednesday night's game against the...
  • Baseball capsules for the NL Central Division

    NL CENTRAL (in predicted order to finish) St. Louis Cardinals Last year: 97-65 (first, NL Central) New faces: 2B Mark Ellis (Dodgers), SS Jhonny Peralta (Tigers), OF Peter Bourjos (Angels) Former faces: 3B David Freese (Angels), OF Carlos Beltran...
  • Pirates defeat Cubs 4-3 in 16 innings

    Pirates defeat Cubs 4-3 in 16 innings
    PITTSBURGH – After stranding 19 runners and burning through the bullpen for the second consecutive game Wednesday night, the Cubs’ best friend might be the rain forecast to fall at PNC Park on Thursday. The Cubs pitching staff was taxed...
  • Cubs' Castro to bat 3rd, Rizzo 4th

    Cubs' Castro to bat 3rd, Rizzo 4th
    PITTSBURGH -- Manager Rick Renteria's first starting lineup as manager of the Chicago Cubs features Starlin Castro in the third spot and Anthony Rizzo batting fourth. Both players had no issues with batting at least one slot lower than they've been...
  • Rest is best for Cubs after loss

    Rest is best for Cubs after loss
    PITTSBURGH – After stranding 19 runners and burning through the bullpen for the second consecutive game Wednesday night, the Chicago Cubs’ best friend might be the rain forecast to fall on PNC Park Thursday. The Cubs’ pitching staff...
  • Pirates fall to Cubs

    PITTSBURGH One-run victories in low-scoring games worked for the Pirates during the first two games of their opening series against the Chicago Cubs. Jason Hammel changed that Thursday, and though the Pirates mounted a late charge, the Cubs hung on....