Anthony Rizzo

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cubs Are Struggling Amid Expectations

It’s not a crisis and context is everything — but this sure is ugly of late.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2015

Kris Bryant signs autographs at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Kris Bryant Has 2nd-Best Selling Jersey In First Half Of Season

Bryant’s quickly become a household name.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2015

NL All-Star and Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Trout Homers, AL Wins All-Star Game, 6-3

Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball’s new generation.

07/14/2015

Todd Frazier of the Reds celebrates with teammate Aroldis Chapman, left, after winning the Home Run Derby. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Cincinnati Slugger Todd Frazier Wins Home Run Derby

Frazier has won the Home Run Derby at Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park, outslugging Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo To Start At DH In All-Star Game

Zack Greinke is the starting pitcher for the NL, while Dallas Keuchel takes the mound for the AL.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2015

Cubs teammates Kris Bryant, left, and Anthony Rizzo congratulate one another. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Home Run Derby No Harm, But Still…

Joe Maddon initially didn’t want his guys partaking in the Derby, then changed his tune.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2015

Kris Bryant , left, and Anthony Rizzo, right. (Getty Images)

Levine: Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo Get Manager’s Blessing For Home Run Derby

Rizzo and Bryant will see a fantasy turn into reality come Monday night.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2015

Kris Bryant, left, is congratulated by Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant To Compete In Home Run Derby

The Derby will be held Monday evening in Cincinnati.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2015

Kris Bryant, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Emma: Rizzo, Bryant Enjoying All-Star Success Together

Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo are Cubs friends and All-Stars.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2015

Kris Bryant, left, is congratulated by Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Cubs’ Bryant, Rizzo Named All-Star Reserves

“It’s going to be really special for me,” Kris Bryant says.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2015

CLEVELAND, OH -  JUNE 17: David Ross #3 Starlin Castro #13 and Kyle Schwarber #12 celebrate with Chris Denorfia #15 of the Chicago Cubs after Denorfia hit a three run home run during the third inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on June 17, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** David Ross; Starlin Castro; Kyle Schwarber; Chris Denorfia

Emma: Cubs’ Success Is Ahead Of Schedule, So What’s Next?

Important decisions loom for the Cubs’ present and future.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2015

Kris Bryant signs autographs at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kris Bryant Is 3rd Among NL 3rd Basemen In Latest ASG Voting

Anthony Rizzo has dropped down to fifth among NL first basemen.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2015

The Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo (far right), Starlin Castro (far left) and Kris Bryant (second from left) celebrate. (Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Kris Bryant Is 2nd Among NL Third Basemen In All-Star Voting

Anthony Rizzo is fourth among first basemen, and Starlin Castro is fourth among shorstops.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2015

Javier Baez, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Spiegel: Anthony Rizzo, Javier Baez & The ‘B-Hack’

Rizzo has put his ego aside with the B-hack, and the results are remarkable.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2015

Cubs left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada. (Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Wada Whiffs 9, Bryant Drives In Go-Ahead Run In 3-2 Cubs Win

Bryant’s sacrifice fly in the fifth inning was the difference.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo receives congratulations from his teammates. (Getty Images)

Chicago Baseball By The Numbers: 5 Key Statistical Measures

We turn to numbers to help measure the early successes and failures of the Cubs and White Sox.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo receives congratulations from his teammates. (Getty Images)

Levine: Will Anthony Rizzo’s Hard Work Pay Off With National League MVP?

After 35 games, Rizzo has put up some flashy numbers and leads the league in on-base percentage.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2015

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant, center. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Metrics Show Cubs’ Offensive Potential

Sabermetrics show how the Cubs can increase their offensive production.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Watch: Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo Partakes In A Hot Wings Challenge

Rizzo’s always good for some fun.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2015

Anthony Rizzo  is greeted after hitting a home run. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Rizzo: Winning Is The Only Thing We Care About

The Cubs first baseman has many new admirers watching him grow as a budding star.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2015

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