Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs as the Chicago Cubs roughed up Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday night.
“I just have to … slow everything down,” Javy Baez says.
Javier Baez went 3-for-4 with two homers and four RBIs in his third major league game.
This is a glimpse of the future.
With a tragic past and vast potential, how are Cubs fans to find a middle ground nowadays?
Chicago’s 4-3 win in 16 innings took 6 hours, 27 minutes to complete — the longest game in franchise history.
John Baker was the first MLB position player to earn a win since May 2012.
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.
Darwin Barney’s exit, unceremonious as it is, is a watershed for Cubdom.
“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.
These aren’t just pretty boy prospects the Cubs have amassed. They’ll battle you.
Luis Valbuen’a drove a pair home in the 12th inning as the Chicago avoided being swept.
Jed Hoyer also explained the position-switching options available for Cubs prospects.
The Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo and the White Sox’s Chris Sale can still be voted in by the fans.
Justin Ruggiano homered for the second straight game for the Chicago Cubs, who used another solid outing from Jason Hammel to beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Friday.
Starlin Castro has found his game and won’t be returning to the mediocre player that patrolled shortstop for the Cubs in 2013.
The Chicago Cubs have the best record in the National League over the past month.
Jake Arrieta tossed seven innings of one-run ball and struck out a career-high 11.