Anthony Rizzo

Cole Hamels. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Wisch: For Cubs, Acquiring Cole Hamels Is A Loaded Issue

As much as we think of the Cubs’ future, we still don’t really know much at all.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2014

Rick Renteria.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Renteria Can Walk Tall After Firing

A baseball lifer, Rick Renteria did his job in his lone season in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2014

Torii Hunter. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Levine: Torii Hunter Would Be Perfect Veteran Fit For Cubs

Cubs brass wants to add a veteran leader, and Hunter is a free agent with plenty left in the tank.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2014

Manny Ramirez. (Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

Levine: Manny Ramirez May Join Cubs’ Coaching Staff

“We have a really nice relationship with Manny,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Positive Vibes Surround Cubs As 2014 Comes To End

The record didn’t indicate it entirely, but the Cubs believe the saw plenty of growth.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Welington Castillo follows through on a two-run home run scoring teammate Luis Valbuena during the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Castillo’s HR, Hit In 10th Lifts Cubs Over Cards, 4-3

Welington Castillo drove home the winning run with a long RBI single in the 10th inning.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals follows through on an RBI single scoring teammate Matt Carpenter during the fifth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 22, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wainwright Wins 20th As Cardinals Shut Out Cubs

Adam Wainwright joined Clayton Kershaw as the majors’ only 20-game winners, pitching three-hit ball over seven innings.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2014

Dodgers infielder Darwin Barney. (Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Levine: Barney Returns To Wrigley As A Dodger

“It’s never easy,” Darwin Barney says of his exit from Chicago.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Rizzo, Konerko Named Team Nominees For Roberto Clemente Award

Rizzo helps run the Anthony Rizzo Foundation that supports cancer research.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

The Cubs celebrate Anthony Rizzo's walk-off homer that gave them a 1-0 victory against the Reds on Monday night at Wrigley Field. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Rizzo Makes Presence Known In Return

Anthony Rizzo hit a walk-off homer Monday night to give the Cubs a 1-0 win.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Welington Castillo checks on teammate Starlin Castro after he suffered an injury sliding into home plate to score a run in the first inning Tuesday against the Milwaukee Brewers.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Castro’s Injury Will End His Season

Starlin Castro has a high left ankle sprain that will keep him out for September.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Rizzo’s Back Injury Could End His Season

An MRI revealed a lower back strain for Anthony Rizzo.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

Starlin Castro swings at a pitch against the Cincinnati Reds. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Wood Helps Cubs Beat Reds, 3-0

Travis Wood pitched six innings of two-hit ball against his former team for his first win in two months.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

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

Baffoe: Finding Faith In A Very Watchable, Bad Cubs Team

It was June 26, 2012, when the rebirth began at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Resurgent Defense Led By Rizzo

The under belly of the Chicago Cubs’ improved play has been the team’s defense, led by first baseman Anthony Rizzo.

08/24/2014

Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants (R) scores past catcher Welington Castillo #5 of the Chicago Cubs on an RBI single hit by Madison Bumgarner during the fourth inning at Wrigley Field on August 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Strike Out 15 Times In 5-3 Loss To Giants

Madison Bumgarner struck out 12 to lead San Francisco to victory.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2014

Grounds crew carry bags of diamond dry on the field following a rain delay during the fifth inning of the Cubs-Giants game at Wrigley Field on Tuesday. Chicago won 2-0 in a 4 1/2-inning contest.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Giants Furious After Cubs’ Tarp Snafu

Tuesday’s game was called after 4 1/2 innings because the field was soaked from 15 minutes of rain.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2014

Grounds crew carry bags of diamond dry on the field following a rain delay during the fifth inning of the Cubs-Giants game at Wrigley Field on Tuesday. Chicago won 2-0 in a 4 1/2-inning contest.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Outlast Giants 2-0 In Rain-Shortened Game

The San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs played 4 1/2 innings in 6 hours, 9 minutes. An unplayable field following a downpour led to the game being called off at 1:16 a.m. The teams had played just enough on Tuesday night for the Cubs to earn a rain-shortened 2-0 victory.

08/20/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo hits the go-ahead homer in the eight inning of his team's 4-1 win against the Mets on Monday afternoon in New York. Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hendricks Deals While Baez, Rizzo Homer In Cubs’ Win

Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Cubs topped the Mets, 4-1.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2014

Cubs second baseman Javier Baez, left, gets a fist bump from teammate Anthony Rizzo after homering. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Baez’s 1st Wrigley Blast Ignites Cubs

“He is a young man that is trying to show everybody he belongs here,” Cubs manager Rickey Renteria says.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2014

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