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Cubs second baseman Javy Baez, right, celebrates his first big league homer, which came in his debut and was the game-winner as Chicago was a 6-5 winner in 12 innings at Colorado. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

View: How Past Cubs Prospects Have Fared In Wrigley Debuts

Javier Baez is expected to make his Wrigley Field debut this afternoon.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2014

Javier Baez.  (CHristian Petersen/Getty Images)

Baez To Bat 2nd, Play 2nd In Cubs Debut

This is a glimpse of the future.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2014

Cubs fans at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Emotional Crossroads Of The Cubs’ Plan Taking Shape

With a tragic past and vast potential, how are Cubs fans to find a middle ground nowadays?

CBS Chicago–08/05/2014

Cubs outfielders Justin Ruggiano, left, and Chris Coghlan celebrate after Coghlan scored on Ruggiano's sac fly in a 3-1 win against the Rockies on Thursday afternoon at Wrigley Field. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Arrieta Strong Again As Cubs Top Rockies, 3-1

Jake Arrieta scattered three hits and a run in seven innings.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2014

Cubs first base coach Eric Hinsk, right, congratulates Starlin Castro after the latter's sac fly in the 16th inning plated the winning run against the Rockies. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Rockies In 16 Innings, 4-3

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.

07/30/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Anthony Rizzo Told Cancer Patient He’d Homer For Him, Then Went Yard Twice

Rizzo is fast becoming a fan favorite in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2014

Darwin Barney. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Goodbye To Barney Another Goodbye To Hendry

Darwin Barney’s exit, unceremonious as it is, is a watershed for Cubdom.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Rizzo Wins NL Player Of The Week Award

Anthony Rizzo homered three times in the weekend series against the Diamondbacks.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2014

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

Watch: Rizzo’s Fantastic Catch In Dugout

This was spectacular effort.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Emma: All-Star Honor A Milestone In Rizzo’s Maturation

“You grow up and you want to be an All-Star,” Anthony Rizzo says.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs See Progress Under New Manager

Rickey Renteria has had a successful first half to his Cubs managing career despite having a last place ball club.

07/13/2014

The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, left, and Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Look To Rizzo, Castro For Leadership

Anthony Rizzo has “the heart to be a leader,” Cubs manager Rick Renteria said.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2014

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View: Breakdown Of America’s All-Star Final Voting

Anthony Rizzo got a lot of support out West, while Chris Sale had lots of votes from the East.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo stares down Reds pitcher Homer Bailey after being hit by a pitch. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Rizzo, Cubs At Least Have Fight

These aren’t just pretty boy prospects the Cubs have amassed. They’ll battle you.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2014

Anthony Rizzo, left, and Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Rizzo, Sale Named All-Stars In Final Vote

The relentless Twitter campaigns proved to be successful.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2014

Anthony Rizzo, left, and Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Want Rizzo & Sale In ASG? Use A Hashtag

Use #VoteRizzo or #TargetSale on Twitter until 3 p.m. and it counts as an official vote.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2014

White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. (Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Sale 1st in AL, Rizzo 2nd in NL Final Voting For All-Star Game

Both Chris Sale and Anthony Rizzo joined 670 The Score to talk about their candidacy.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Kissing Babies For All-Star Game Berth? Rizzo Would ‘Run A Daycare’

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is embracing his candidacy to be the NL’s final All-Star.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2014

Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoyer: Many Options For Fitting Cubs’ Puzzle Pieces Together

Jed Hoyer also explained the position-switching options available for Cubs prospects.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

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