Anthony Rizzo hit his first homer with the Cubs, a two-run go-ahead shot in the fifth inning, and Chicago beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Saturday for its fourth win in five games.
Last week, before Chicago was swallowed whole by the arrival of Rizzanity, Theo Epstein spent a little time chatting with the media about another Cubs youngster.
If you’re looking for a reason to watch the 26-49 Cubs, look no further than Anthony Rizzo.
Daniel Murphy homered twice, Scott Hairston hit a grand slam and David Wright drove in five runs to lead the New York Mets to a 17-1 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
There’s a difference between being excited to watch a shiny new thing arrive on the scene, and being irrationally, blindly optimistic about what the results will be.
Anthony Rizzo had two hits and drove in the go-ahead run in his first game with the Chicago Cubs, who rallied for a 5-3 victory over the sliding New York Mets on Tuesday night.
Instead of flying in as Superman, Rizzo understands his call up is just the first step of many in the master plans laid out by Epstein and Hoyer to turn the Cubs from laughable losers into perennial champions.
Anthony Rizzo will bat third tonight against the New York Mets as he makes his Cubs debut at Wrigley Field.
Here are the Anthony Rizzo over/unders from The McNeil and Spiegel Show.
As the North Side is abuzz with the anticipation of Anthony Rizzo, one Cubs minor league expert is tempering his excitement.
In a world where losing and heartbreak runs rampant arrives a savior who aspires to change it all.
Highly touted prospect Anthony Rizzo is getting the call to the Cubs.
Be excited, White Sox and Cubs fans. You are both getting important players on your favorite teams’ rosters this week. Important doesn’t necessarily mean a cure-all, though.
This is the most important week of the year for the Cubs. It will likely determine how Theo Epstein’s first season as the team president is remembered.
It took until Veintinueve de Mayo, but we finally heard from the Blackhawks.
Consuming Cubs baseball is simply unhealthy right now, if it matters to you.
One baseball expect thinks it’s time to bring Rizzo to Chicago for good.
To put it simply, things are bleak for Cubs nation right now.
When Theo Epstein first arrived in Chicago, one of his first moves was to trade arguably the Cubs best left-handed pitcher in Sean Marshall.
Top prospects Anthony Rizzo and Brett Jackson were cut by the Cubs on Friday.