Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/27/12
CHICAGO -- Neither Anthony Rizzo nor his manager could have asked for much more Tuesday night. Making his Cubs debut, Rizzo went 2-for-4 and broke a 3-3 tie with an RBI double in the fourth inning as Chicago beat the New York Mets 5-3 at Wrigley Field. The 22-year-old Rizzo, called up from the minor leagues earlier in the day, legged out a double to left-center field to send the Cubs to their second consecutive victory in the three-game series. The Mets have dropped four in a row. The Cubs added an unearned run in the bottom of the eighth. Reliever Scott Maine earned his first major league victory, and Carlos Marmol notched the 100th save of his career and his fifth this season. Rizzo, whom the Cubs obtained from San Diego in a January trade, had an infield single in the first inning. He grounded out in the third and flied out in the seventh. The Cubs, who improved to 26-48, are looking for some added offense from Rizzo, who played in 49 games for the Padres last season, ...
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