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Report: Cubs offer Jon Lester deal ‘north of $135 million’

            The Chicago Cubs have made a “significant offer north of $135 million” to free agent pitcher Jon Lester, according to CSN’s David Kaplan. Kaplan believes the Cubs offer would be for six years. But the Cubs will be competing with the St. Louis Cardinals, Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants and Boston Red Sox for Lester’s services...
Via Sports-Glory
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver’s Forgotten Sports Gem

Denver is known as one of the sports capitals of the country. It’s a well-deserved reputation. With teams in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and MLS, Denver is a pro sports hotbed. Add to that Division I college athletic programs at CU, CSU, DU, Air Force, UNC and Wyoming, along with a great high school sports scene, and sports fans along the Front Range are blessed with plenty of options...
Via Mile High Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Is The Best Player For Every Chicago Sports Team?

It’s a debate that is sure to draw some heated discussions, but why not ask anyway?  Who are the absolute best players for every major Chicago sports franchise? Chicago Cubs:  Anthony Rizzo The 25-year old first baseman from Florida has emerged as one of several exciting young prospects for the Chicago Cubs over the past year.  Anthony Rizzo had his best season to date in 2014...
Via Sports Mockery
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The Chicago Cubs’ 2014 season awards

The Chicago Cubs’ 2014 season may be over, but now the Cubs’ front office can turn their attention to offseason moves in an attempt to make the Cubs a threat in the NL Central in 2015. As we head into the offseason, let’s hand out the team awards for the 2014 season. MVP – Anthony Rizzo Not surprisingly, Anthony Rizzo brings home the Cubs’ Most Valuable Player award. Rizzo...
Via isportsweb.com
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Resiliency shown in win versus Dodgers

After being completely dominated the first two games of a four game series against the National League West leading Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday looked like more of the same. Trailing 7-2 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning, and having struggled to score all afternoon, the game looked all but over. This afternoon was different than what we as Chicago Cubs fans are accustomed...
Via isportsweb.com
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Anthony Rizzo exits with lower back tightness;

During Tuesday's match-up against the Cincinnati Reds, Anthony Rizzo exited early with back tightness.Lower back tightness put Rizzo out of the game for #cubs.— Mark Sheldon (@m_sheldon) August 27, 2014The Chicago Cubs are sure to be careful with Rizzo, who has fully become one of the leagues offensive first basemen this season, so don't expect him to be rushed back.So...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: All’s well that ends well

Chicago Cubs On Tuesday August 19th, the Chicago Cubs began a three game series against the San Francisco Giants. Little did they know, it would take almost two full days to record a win they thought they had early Wednesday morning. After jumping out to an early 2-0 lead thanks to an Anthony Rizzo two-run home run in the first inning, the Cubs managed to keep the Giants scoreless...
Via isportsweb.com
August 22, 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

Teammates mock Rizzo for swinging at pitches that hit him

Your browser does not support iframes. Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is enjoying quite the season in his fourth year in the big leagues. After a disappointing 2013, the 24-year-old has rebounded to hit .284 with a National League-leading 25 home runs so far this season. Rizzo was also the winner of the NL’s […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 30, 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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