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Anthony Rizzo

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro loving life now

    Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro loving life now
    MINNEAPOLIS — It was only 15 months ago that then-Cubs manager Dale Sveum threatened to send struggling young stars Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro to the minors. "No one wants to go down to the minor leagues," Rizzo said that day. "Whatever...
  • 10 reasons to root for Sox slugger Jose Abreu

    10 reasons to root for Sox slugger Jose Abreu
    Go ahead. Try and imagine a better rookie year than the one Jose Abreu is having. Time's up. Since signing with the White Sox, the 27-year-old slugger has given Chicago fans plenty of reasons to cheer. The first baseman will be one of three...
  • Matheny goes with his guy Wainwright as starter

    Matheny goes with his guy Wainwright as starter
    MINNEAPOLIS — To no one's surprise, Mariners ace Felix Hernandez was named the American League starter in Tuesday's All-Star Game. But Cardinals manager Mike Matheny had a much tougher choice and ultimately went with his own pitcher, Adam...
  • Cubs 5, Braves 4

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Cubs 5, Braves 4 CHICAGO -- Justin Ruggiano's single with two outs in the ninth inning drove home rookie Arismendy Alcantara from second base as the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on...
  • Recap: Cubs 5, Braves 4

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Cubs 5, Braves 4 Cubs 5, Braves 4: Justin Ruggiano delivered his second RBI single of the game with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning as Chicago defeated struggling Atlanta. Arismendy Alcantara singled to right with two...
  • 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,"...
  • Cubs in celebratory mode after 5-4 victory

    Cubs in celebratory mode after 5-4 victory
    For a last-place ballclub, the Cubs were lively and upbeat before Friday's series-opener against the Braves at Wrigley Field. They were ecstatic fans had picked teammate Anthony Rizzo for the All-Star Game in the MLB.com Final Vote balloting. There...
  • Marlins' Johnson, Baker excel in a pinch

    Marlins' Johnson, Baker excel in a pinch
    Start with the premise that baseball is a game of failure. Even the best hitters make outs the majority of the time. Then consider the added difficulty in getting at most one chance a game to succeed and maybe having to wait several days for another....
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    Jim Peltz ranks Major League Baseball's 30 teams. Last week’s rankings are in parentheses, Statistics are through Friday’s games. 1. OAKLAND: The A’s have baseball’s best winning percentage (.624) and have won seven of their last...