Anthony Rizzo

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

Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Chris Sale Has A 0.87 WHIP But Cubs Are Advocating Tigers’ Porcello For Final ASG Spot

Why can’t we focus on voting for the most deserving player?

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

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

Rizzo, Sale Among Final Vote Candidates For All-Star Game

Anthony Rizzo and Chris Sale can be voted into the Midsummer Classic by the fans.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago White Sox is congratulated by Alexei Ramirez #10 after Abrew hit a three-run homer against the Oakland Athletics in the top of the eighth inning at O.co Coliseum on May 14, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sox’s Abreu, Ramirez And Cubs’ Castro Named All-Stars

The Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo and the White Sox’s Chris Sale can still be voted in by the fans.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Baffoe: To Derby Or Not To Derby?

We’d watch if Jose Abreu or Anthony Rizzo was in the Derby, but would it be worth it for them?

CBS Chicago–06/27/2014

Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Teammates Marvel At Samardzija’s Focus

Boston, Washington, Baltimore and Toronto evaluated Jeff Samardzija on Monday evening.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2014

Starlin Castro, Luis Valbuena and Chris Coghlan celebrate after two runs scored against the Miami Marlins.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Have Top NL Record Over Past Month

The Chicago Cubs have the best record in the National League over the past month.

06/21/2014

Jeff Samardzija. (Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs, Samardzija Renew Contract Talks

The Cubs have reportedly upped their offer for right-hander Jeff Samardzija.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Kris Bryant And Gregory Polanco Are Two Different Movies

It’d be imprudent for a non-contender to let gaudy statistics affect an elite prospect’s timetable.

670 The Score–06/11/2014

The Cubs celebrate Nate Schierholtz's walk-off single on Tuesday night in a 2-1 win against the Mets. (Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Levine: Schierholtz Happy To Get Big Hit For Cubs

The big hits have often eluded the Cubs, but not on Tuesday in a comeback win against the Mets.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2014

Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta. (Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Schierholtz, Cubs Beat Mets 2-1 In 9th Inning

Nate Schierholtz hit a two-out game-ending RBI single, after Chris Coghlan homered to tie it in the eighth, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Tuesday night.

06/03/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Wisch: It’s Time Kris Bryant Gets The Big League Promotion

Bryant is as polished as Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo were when they made their debuts.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2014

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