Let’s work harder to see what’s happening before letting convenient narratives run wild.
As interleague play begins between the Sox and Cubs, both Abreu and Rizzo are off to great starts.
Although their three-game winning streak was snapped by the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night, the Chicago Cubs are starting to see progress.
Rizzo, who has struggled with consistent hand placement, looks like he has figured out a batting stroke that can be repeated successfully.
Anthony Rizzo homered and had three RBIs in the win, while Welington Castillo added two RBIs.
David DeJesus says it can be tough for youngsters to lead a team like with the Cubs.
The Cubs were held to just five hits on the afternoon.
Corey Crawford stepped up last night, now the Bulls need to tonight.
Cubs manager Rick Renteria knew run production would be an issue in 2014. Plenty of good starting pitching has been wasted in the team’s 4-10 start to the season.
Masahiro Tanaka threw eight innings of shutout baseball.
For years National league 2013 MVP Andrew McCutchen was pitched around. It certainly is a common practice too pitch around a teams best hitter or two too win a ballgame.
The Cubs left 19 runners on Wednesday and have gone 1 for 27 with runners in scoring position in their first two games. Yet first-year manager Rick Renteria is remaining positive.
Can Anthony Rizzo or Jose Abreu be the baseball stars this city craves?
A starting rotation of Sale-Samardzija-Quintana-Wood-Danks is solid.
Mike Olt and Ryan Kalish have made the Opening Day roster for the Cubs.
What were athletes thinking when they typed their first tweet?
The youngsters have been sent back down, giving us a better idea of what lies ahead.
CBS Local Sports breaks down potential sleepers and busts for your fantasy baseball draft.
The Cubs are stocked with young position players, while the White Sox have more youthful arms.
Anthony Rizzo didn’t hit as many line drives last year as he did in 2012.