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Remembering Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks

Your browser does not support iframes. The game has lost Ernie Banks, the most popular baseball figure ever in Chicago. Mr. Cub died Friday at age 83. “Words cannot express how important Ernie Banks will always be to the Chicago Cubs, the city of Chicago and Major League Baseball,” Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts said in a release. “He was one of the greatest players of all...
Via Sports-Glory
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Anthony Rizzo And The Chicago Cubs Getting World Serious

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo took the opportunity at a recent fan convention to fire the first shot of the offseason and put rival teams on notice. The Cubs are coming and not likely taking any prisoners after Rizzo confidently asserted the Cubs would capture the NL Central in 2015. The young power hitter didn’t stop there declaring the Cubs to be World Series worthy...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo Predicts Cubs Will Win NL Central In 2015

From Bernie: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo says the Cubs will win the NL Central in 2015. “It’s going to happen this year,” Rizzo told CBS in Chicago. “It’s what we’re going to do. We’re going to play, we’re going to win the NL Central. Quote me on that. We should be the team, with all due respect to every other team, they’re just as good talent-wise, but we’re...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Sox Prospect Rizzo: 'Cubs Win Division'

Rizzo Returns To Fenway As A Padre (FenwayNation Photo)Anthony Rizzo was not known for ostentatious displays when he was a rising star in the Red Sox minor league system. He was actually kind of a quiet guy. Not any longer. According to multiple media reports, Rizzo is flat out predicting his Chicago Cubs will win the NL Central Title this year. That's right—just as seen in the...
Via FenwayNation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo says stuff, Internet responds

The Cubs Convention is coming up, and while I’m not going, the bulk of Team WSD will be in attendance from the Opening Ceremonies on.  Set phasers to full meatball, because Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo has dropped a bomb: “It’s going to happen this year,” Rizzo said. “It’s what we’re going to do. We’re going to play, we’re going to win the NL Central...
Via World Series Dreaming
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo thinks the Cubs will win the 2015 World Series

Apparently, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo isn’t aware of what showing a ridiculous amount of confidence can to do an annually tortured fanbase like that of the Cubs. Speaking at a stop on the Cubs caravan on Thursday, Rizzo expressed optimism about the Cubs not only winning the NL Central in 2015, but also winning the World Series. Via ESPN Chicago… “It’s going...
Via The Outside Corner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo Makes BOLD Prediction

The Chicago Cubs first baseman, Anthony Rizzo, met with the media ahead of the Cubs Convention scheduled for this weekend. During the interview Rizzo made a bold prediction and told the media to quote him. When asked if the Cubs were going to win the NL Central, this is what he said: “It’s going to happen this year,” Rizzo said. “It’s what we’re going to do. We’re going...
Via Sports Mockery
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo’s 32 Reasons Why the Cubs Are Ready to Win Now

When it comes to baseball in Chicago, it’s been an exciting off season to say the least. For the Cubs, names like Lester and Maddon have dominated this conversation of new found optimism all around. Let’s not forget though, that if the Cubs hope to win right away those two names can’t automatically reverse the curse. This fairy tale will live or die with how soon their talented...
Via Sports Mockery
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Why The Chicago Cubs Will Be Relevant In 2015

Key word: relevant.  I wasn’t feeling bold enough to say “contenders,” although I really wanted to. Things are looking up on the North Side of the Windy City, and the future may be closer than many people think for the Chicago Cubs and their fans.  Between a mix of young talent and a GM in Theo Epstein who is going to spend some money in the offseason, the Cubbies will...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo promises homer to cancer patient, hits two

Cubs breakout star Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs on Tuesday night against the Padres, giving him an NL-leading 25 bombs for the season. While the home runs helped the Cubbies win 6-nil and bumped them one game closer to being only 15 games under .500, Rizzo’s power display meant more than anyone realized. Rizzo recently met 22-year-old Mike Kasallis, a 22-year-old Cubs fan who...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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