Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs as the Chicago Cubs roughed up Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday night.
Javy Baez is already focusing on particular zones better, manager Rickey Renteria said.
Anthony Rizzo was responsible for two of Chicago’s 17 strikeouts Sunday. He also had the biggest hit of the game for the Cubs. Rizzo hit a game-ending RBI single in the 12th inning, and the Cubs beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 to avoid a three-game sweep.
“I just have to … slow everything down,” Javy Baez says.
Javier Baez is expected to make his Wrigley Field debut this afternoon.
This is a glimpse of the future.
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Jake Arrieta scattered three hits and a run in seven innings.
Both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catcher — and won.
Rizzo is fast becoming a fan favorite in Chicago.
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Anthony Rizzo homered three times in the weekend series against the Diamondbacks.
This was spectacular effort.
“You grow up and you want to be an All-Star,” Anthony Rizzo says.
Rickey Renteria has had a successful first half to his Cubs managing career despite having a last place ball club.
Anthony Rizzo has “the heart to be a leader,” Cubs manager Rick Renteria said.
Anthony Rizzo got a lot of support out West, while Chris Sale had lots of votes from the East.
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The relentless Twitter campaigns proved to be successful.