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  • • Theo Epstein: Cubs will have ‘significant change’ if they don’t produce in 2019
    The Chicago Cubs expected to win multiple championships with their current core when they finally broke a 108-year World Series drought back in 2016, but they are coming off back-to-back disappointing finishes. If things don’t start looking up next season, the man in charge of personnel decisions says there will be some major changes. Speaking with...
  • • Rizzo hauls in 2nd career Gold Glove Award
    The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo won his second Gold Glove, finishing in a tie with the Braves' Freddie Freeman for the top defensive honor among National League first basemen....
  • • Anthony Rizzo backs Joe Maddon amid hot seat talk
    Joe Maddon has enjoyed tremendous success in his four seasons as manager of the Chicago Cubs, but there has been some talk about his World Series championship and NL Manager of the Year Award not being enough for him to keep his job next year. At least one of Maddon’s star players thinks that is ludicrous.After the Cubs lost the NL Wild Card Game i...
  • • Kyle Freeland bails out David Dahl after mistake in outfield
    Kyle Freeland bailed out teammate David Dahl during the sixth inning of the NL Wild Card Game between the Cubs and Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night in Chicago.Freeland walked Ian Happ to lead off the inning before striking out Ben Zobrist. Next up was Kris Bryant, who hit a fly ball down the right field line. Dahl drifted over and seemed to be the...
  • • Cubs not 'dead in water,' will start Lester for WC
    Jon Lester will start against the Rockies and first baseman Anthony Rizzo calls for "all hands on deck" as the Cubs lost out on the NL Central division title and look ahead to Tuesday's wild-card game....
  • • Rizzo's homer brings Cubs to life in Game 163
    Anthony Rizzo notched the Cubs' first hit off Brewers starter Jhoulys Chacin and did so in a loud way in Game 163 on Monday afternoon at Wrigley Field....
  • • Rizzo gets 100th RBI in game-changing rally
    Anthony Rizzo secured his fourth straight 100-RBI season, and it could not have come at a better time, as the Cubs rallied for four two-out runs to take a 4-2 lead over the Cardinals in a high-stakes season finale on Sunday at Wrigley Field....
  • • With win, Cubs push closer to NL Central title
    Kris Bryant homered after sitting for two games and Kyle Hendricks tossed 8 sharp innings en route to the Cubs' win over the Cardinals at Wrigley Field. Chicago could clinch the NL Central with one more win over St. Louis and losses by the Brewers on Friday and Saturday. Anthony Rizzo drove in two on a single and a sac fly, Albert Almora added a pa...
  • • Cubs clinching playoffs nearly suffered new Bartman incident
    The Chicago Cubs clinched a spot in the postseason courtesy of Wednesday’s victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field. There were some tense moments, however, that likely had Cubs fans experiencing traumatic flashbacks to the notorious Steve Bartman incident. The play in question occurred with one on and one out in the ninth inning. Pirat...
  • • Fan disrupts Rizzo's attempt to catch foul ball
    Anthony Rizzo nearly made two catches in the ninth inning Wednesday that could've helped preserve the Cubs' 6-4 lead, which they eventually squandered. Neither miss-catch was Rizzo's fault....
  • • Cubs cruise in Arizona to pad NL Central lead
    Javier Baez and Daniel Murphy hit two-run homers and Anthony Rizzo drove in a pair of runs to power the Cubs to a 9-1 victory over the D-backs that opened a 3 1/2-game lead in the National League Central. Rizzo had a 17-pitch at-bat against spot starter Matt Andriese in the first inning that set the stage for Chicago's early onslaught....
  • • Cubs show off playoff formula -- and it's pretty impressive
    Production from Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo plus a dominant outing by Kyle Hendricks adds up to a high-quality win for the Cubs....
  • • Anthony Rizzo explains wearing uni on flight to ‘joke’ makeup game
    Anthony Rizzo attracted a lot of attention on Thursday for wearing his full uniform on the Chicago Cubs’ flight to D.C. for a makeup game against the Washington Nationals. And if Rizzo’s explanation as to why he did such a thing is any indication, the Cubs first baseman did not find the flight — nor the makeup game — funny in the first place.The Cu...
  • • Rizzo wears uni on flight, says D.C. trip is 'joke'
    The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo used humor to show his irritation over the Cubs having to play a makeup game on Thursday by wearing his jersey on the flight and to Nationals Park....
  • • Anthony Rizzo wears full Cubs uniform on team’s flight to D.C.
    Anthony Rizzo had some fun with the Chicago Cubs’ grueling travel schedule this week by donning his full uniform for a team flight out east.After a crushing 5-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday that saw the team’s lead in the NL Central dwindle to one game, the Cubs on Thursday embarked upon a trip to D.C. for a makeup game with the Washi...

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  • • Watch: Anthony Rizzo slid, spikes up into back of Elias Diaz's leg
    Anthony Rizzo pulled off a dirty, dirty play Monday as his Chicago Cubs visited the Pittsburgh Pirates, sliding right into the back of Elias Diaz’s leg while barely even attempting to touch home plate.Shortstop Sean Rodriguez fielded the grounder and threw for the force at home. As Diaz attempted to pull off a double play with the throw to first, R...
  • • WATCH: Corey Dickerson makes spectacular play to rob Kyle Schwarber of HR
    Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Corey Dickerson absolutely robbed Kyle Schwarber of a home run on Monday after the Chicago Cubs left fielder hit one deep toward the left-field foul pole.Dickerson skied for this ball, nabbing it at the peak of his jump to deny Schwarber. This incredible catch saved Chad Kuhl from the embarrassment of giving up two d...
  • • Happ gets another shot at leadoff for Cubs
    Anthony Rizzo, Willson Contreras and Javier Baez are among the Cubs who have been slotted into the leadoff spot since Ian Happ spent some time there in April. Happ was back atop the Cubs' lineup on Wednesday night and knows it may be a temporary stint....
  • • Cubs trying to avoid noise from Manny Machado trade rumors
    Much like Manny Machado himself, the Chicago Cubs, linked to trade rumors involving the Baltimore Orioles superstar shortstop, are attempting to avoid all the noise related to the rampant speculation.Things came to a head from the Cubs’ perspective this week as Machado and the Orioles are in the Windy City for a four-game set with the crosstown Whi...
  • • Quintana dominates, Cubs coast to G2 shutout
    Jose Quintana pitched seven dominant innings and got plenty of offensive help as the Cubs cruised to a 10-0 victory over the Reds in Game 2 of Saturday's day-night doubleheader at Great American Ball Park. After the Reds won Game 1 in walk-off fashion, Quintana allowed just one hit, with seven K's, and Ian Happ hit his second homer of the day -- th...
  • • Watch: Benches clear after Cubs' Javier Baez strikes out
    Tempers flared between the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds during the first game of a doubleheader, and it led to both benches emptying out. In the top of the seventh inning, Reds’ relief pitcher Amir Garrett struck out Chicago Cubs second baseman Javier Baez to preserve Cincinnati’s 4-2 lead. Garrett let out a scream and pumped his fists after Ba...
  • • Power stays on as Cubs roll to 5th straight victory
    Javier Baez provided a spark in the leadoff spot, and Anthony Rizzo continued his May surge with a three-run homer to back Jon Lester and lead the Cubs to an 8-4 Interleague victory over the crosstown-rival White Sox on Saturday at Wrigley Field. Willson Contreras continued his red-hot pace. He drove in three runs -- including a pair on his third h...
  • • Baez's leadoff triple sparks Cubs' 4-run first
    Javier Baez became the sixth player to lead off this season for the Cubs, and he provided a spark with a triple in the first inning on Saturday against the White Sox at Wrigley Field. The Cubs went on to bat around to take a 4-0 lead in the opening frame, with Anthony Rizzo highlighting the scoring with a three-run home run....
  • • Cubs sweep Fish behind Bryzzo, 8-run frame
    Addison Russell, Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant all homered -- including the 100th of Bryant's career -- as the Cubs completed the sweep of the Marlins at Wrigley Field. Rizzo sparked the hits parade, going 3-for-5 with five RBIs, and Russell had a 3-for-3 day at the plate. Willson Contreras also recorded two triples and a double, while Chicago star...
  • • Cards stun Cubs on Wong's walk-off HR in 10th
    After putting up two runs in the ninth inning on Marcell Ozuna's double, Kolten Wong capped the Cardinals' comeback over the Cubs with a 10th-inning walk-off home run on Saturday afternoon. The teams had traded four-run frames earlier in the game, with Chicago's rally in the second including RBI hits from Ben Zobrist and Anthony Rizzo and St. Louis...
  • • Rox lead off with liftoff as Gray cools Cubs
    Jon Gray held the Cubs to three hits and one run -- an Anthony Rizzo homer on the first pitch -- over seven innings to help the Rockies even the series at Wrigley Field. Charlie Blackmon and David Dahl opened the game with home runs off Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks, and Nolan Arenado went deep in the fourth....
  • • Joe Maddon has hilarious line about Anthony Rizzo as leadoff
    While the Chicago Cubs entered Tuesday’s game on a five-game winning streak, their offense has been stagnant. During the winning streak, Chicago has scored no more than three runs during a game. Manager Joe Maddon had a number of ideas on how to spark the offense, but settled on batting Anthony Rizzo in the lead off position. Well, if that’s not a ...
  • • Struggling Rizzo batting leadoff for Cubs
    Joe Maddon will try to get struggling Anthony Rizzo going by batting him in the leadoff spot Tuesday....
  • • Cubs move Rizzo to leadoff spot against Rox
    Last year, the Cubs' Anthony Rizzo was inserted into the leadoff spot to try to get back on track and it worked. On Tuesday night, Rizzo, who was batting .149, was batting first for the first time this season....
  • • Cubs outfield sizzling as Kyle Schwarber rocks Cleveland again
    With Kris Bryant out and Anthony Rizzo still trying to find his groove, all four outfield regulars chose a great time to start swinging hot bats....

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