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.
Darwin Barney’s exit, unceremonious as it is, is a watershed for Cubdom.
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.
Use #VoteRizzo or #TargetSale on Twitter until 3 p.m. and it counts as an official vote.
Both Chris Sale and Anthony Rizzo joined 670 The Score to talk about their candidacy.