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Posts tagged "Anthony Rizzo"

Anthony Rizzo's Award and Response Both Fitting

Anthony Rizzo's Award and Response Both Fitting
Yesterday Anthony Rizzo was named the Roberto Clemente Award winner, and he is more than deserving. The Cubs’ first baseman has devoted years to visiting children in hospitals, especially because of his own fight with cancer when his professional baseball career was nascent. The Clemente Award, presented yearly in honor of players who devote time,... Read more »

NLCS Game 5 Preview: Cubs vs Dodgers

NLCS Game 5 Preview: Cubs vs Dodgers
Five hits. Three homeruns. That was the result of last night’s (I’ll say it) improbable victory over the Dodgers to stave off elimination. Is that how you saw the game being played out? I sure didn’t. But whatever works I suppose. So tonight, there’s another chance. Another game to continue, what would be, one of... Read more »

Game Thread 9/14

Game Thread 9/14
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Thursday: 7:05 pm CT on ABC-7/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Jon Jay (CF) 2. Kris Bryant (3B) 3. Anthony Rizzo (1B) 4. Ian Happ (2B) 5. Kyle Schwarber (LF) 6. Javier Baez (SS) 7. Jason Heyward (RF) 8. Taylor Davis (C) 9. Jen-Ho Tseng (P) Mets 1. Jose Reyes (2B) 2. Brandon Nimmo (LF) 3.... Read more »
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Game Thread 9/13

Game Thread 9/13
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Wednesday: 7:05 pm CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Ben Zobrist (2B) 2. Kris Bryant (3B) 3. Anthony Rizzo (1B) 4. Willson Contreras (C) 5. Ian Happ (CF) 6. Kyle Schwarber (LF) 7. Jason Heyward (RF) 8. Javier Baez (SS) 9. Jon Lester (P) Mets 1. Jose Reyes (2B) 2. Nori Aoki (LF)... Read more »

Worst Case Scenario: Brewers 3, Cubs 1

Worst Case Scenario: Brewers 3, Cubs 1
The Cubs just needed to avoid disaster this weekend against the Brewers to have a very good chance to win their division. Alas said disaster was not avoided and now a crazy three week scramble for the playoffs begins. Eric Thames opened the game beating out a dribbler down the third base line for a... Read more »

Game Thread 9/9

Game Thread 9/9
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Saturday: 3:05 pm CT on MLB-N/CSN-C/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Jon Jay (LF) 2. Kris Bryant (3B) 3. Anthony Rizzo (1B) 4. Ben Zobrist (2B) 5. Albert Almora Jr. (CF) 6. Alex Avila (C) 7. Jason Heyward (RF) 8. Javier Baez (SS) 9. Mike Montgomery (P) Brewers 1. Hernan Perez (2B) 2. Domingo Santana (RF)... Read more »
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Game Thread 9/7

Game Thread 9/7
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Thursday: 6:05 pm CT on MLB-N/CSN-C/670AM Lineup Cubs 1. Ian Happ (CF) 2. Kris Bryant (3B) 3. Anthony Rizzo (1B) 4. Ben Zobrist (2B) 5. Kyle Schwarber (LF) 6. Javier Baez (SS) 7. Jason Heyward (RF) 8. Rene Rivera (C) 9. Jon Lester (P) Pirates 1. Starling Marte (LF) 2. Max Moroff (2B) 3. Andrew McCutchen (CF) 4. Josh... Read more »

Game Thread 9/5

Game Thread 9/5
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Tuesday: 6:05 pm CT on CSN-C/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Jon Jay (LF) 2. Albert Almora Jr. (CF) 3. Kris Bryant (3B) 4. Ben Zobrist (RF) 5. Ian Happ (2B) 6. Javy Baez (SS) 7. Victor Caratini (1B) 8. Rene Rivera (C) 9. Kyle Hendricks (P) Pirates 1. Starling Marte (LF) 2. Max... Read more »

Series Preview: Cubs @ Pirates (9/4-9/7)

Series Preview: Cubs @ Pirates (9/4-9/7)
The Cubs winning streak was snapped at six Sunday in a flat effort against the Atlanta Braves. Still it ended a very successful 6-1 home stand for the Northsiders. They only were able to gain a single game against the Milwaukee Brewers in the standings the past ten games maintaining a 3.5 game lead. Chicago... Read more »
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Game Thread: 9/1

Game Thread: 9/1
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Friday: 1:20 pm CT on MLB-N/WGN/670AM Lineup Cubs 1. Ben Zobrist (2B) 2.Kyle Schwarber (LF) 3. Kris Bryant (3B) 4. Anthony Rizzo (1B) 5. Ian Happ (CF) 6. Alex Avila (C) 7. Jason Heyward (RF) 8. Javier Baez (SS) 9. John Lackey (P) Braves 1. Ender Inciarte (CF) 2. Ozzie Albies (2B) 3. Freddie Freeman... Read more »