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CHICAGO -- Joe Mather hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning, and the Chicago Cubs took advantage of three errors by the New York Mets in the seventh inning to come away with a 6-1 victory at Wrigley Field on Monday. The victory snapped a four-game losing streak by the Cubs and sent the Mets to their third straight loss. Cubs left-hander Travis Wood worked seven shutout innings, giving up five hits to earn his second straight victory. He outdueled Mets left-hander Johan Santana, who gave up five hits and two runs in six innings. After Santana gave up Mather's homer, the Mets were victimized by sloppy play in the seventh, when the Cubs broke it open with four runs. Pinch hitter Adrian Cardenas led off the inning by hitting a popup in front of the plate. Third baseman David Wright came down the line to make the catch, but the ball hit off his glove and rolled behind the plate, allowing Cardenas to go all the way to third base. After Reed Johnson struck out, Darwin...
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Cubs fans have not had much to cheer about when it comes to the 2012 team. With an abysmal record, a fire sale on the horizon and guys like Jeff Baker and Luis Valbuena seeing significant playing time, fans have been just looking for something to cling to as a reason to get excited.
Well, that item has arrived, as the Cubs’ top prospect, Anthony Rizzo, made his debut last night...
Last season, Anthony Rizzo, then in the Padres organization, absolutely bombarded Pacific Coast League pitching to the tune of .331/.404/.632 with 26 long balls in 413 plate appearances. However, once he reached the big leagues, the mammoth production halted. In 153 plate appearances for the Friars, Rizzo hit .141/.281/.242 with only one home run and a 30-percent strikeout rate....
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The Tigers have reportedly once again reopened discussions for Chicago Cubs right-hander Matt Garza after talks broke down during the offseason. This is according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe.
Detroit though is among six teams including the Cardinals, Red Sox, Jays, Braves and Royals who have initiated talks with Cubs GM Theo...
Chicago Cubs' pitchers Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza are just a couple of big names potentially on the market heading into the trade deadline. Thanks to a listener topic, the crew discusses which teams will be buyers and sellers, and who we would personally Buy or Sell. This segment was recorded before the Boston Red Sox traded Kevin Youkilis to the Chicago White Sox.
Knowing the end of his reign here is near, I braved the heat and the Zooperstars today and went to Principal Park in search of something to remember Anthony Rizzo by.
Normally I perch behind the plate in the shade of the mezzanine. Today I transplanted myself to the rightfield bleachers where I'd be positioned to fetch long balls aimed in that direction. There's a fountain...
The Iowa Cubs announced that Cubs top prospect, 22-year-old first baseman Anthony Rizzo, will join the big-league club today.
The Chicago Cubs will probably lose 105+ games this season (the club record is 103), so in this most dreadful of seasons tonight was pretty much their Super Bowl. It’s the first “green shoot” of the Theo Epstein- Jed Hoyer regime, a huge night for Cubs fans and the long term view. And a reason for extra media to show up.
With over a century on ineptitude, Cub fans are always...
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.
Rizzo's two-out double drove in Steve Clevenger in the fourth, making it 4-3 and sending the Mets to their fourth straight loss - matching a season high. Rizzo was called up earlier in the day for his...
First off, my apologies for the lack of a DD over the last two days. I had some very interesting computer problems. Technology just hates me this month. Anyway, last night in the Cubs-Mets game, highly touted Cubs first base prospect Anthony Rizzo made his Chicago debut. Hitting in the three hole in the Cubs lineup, Rizzo lived up to the lofty expectations (at least for one...