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Anthony Rizzo hosts 5th annual Cookoff for Cancer

Hear from Anthony Rizzo as he hosted his 5th annual Cookoff for Cancer fundraiser to fight pediatric cancer.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

The Inevitable Progression of Anthony Rizzo

Anyone who has watched the Cubs in recent weeks has been likely found themselves fueled by a certain degree of frustration. In some cases, it’s underperforming expectations. In others, it’s not even a performance issue necessarily, but more of a general baseball issue, in that it’s not always the fairest of games. Sometimes, even for […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rizzo's 'Cook-Off' event raises more than $1M

It was a night where fans could come fill their stomachs and empty their wallets as their generosity benefited the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation in its fifth annual "Cook-Off for Cancer."
Via Cubs.com
3 days ago

10 best bargains in baseball

One of the savviest things any Major League Baseball general manager can do is get a player on a cheap, long-term contract that covers the athlete’s prime years. It’s often done before a player truly establishes themselves as an elite force, though not always. Regardless, such deals can harness incredible talent while freeing up payroll space to add other pieces — or, for those...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cubs walked off Wednesday on a majestic Addison Russell home run

After two weeks of sky-is-falling talk from (a segment of) Cubs fans, the defending champs got something to cheer about Wednesday evening.Trailing the Brewers by a run in the ninth inning, the Cubs rallied for four off Milwaukee closer Neftali Feliz, eventually walking off on a three-run homer from shortstop Addison Russell.It was a beauty. Yep, Russell knew it was gone the moment...
Via The Comeback
April 19, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Anthony Rizzo’s home run destroys fan’s beer

Fans that choose to sit in the outfield bleachers at Wrigley Field are sometimes faced with a tough decision. If they’re consuming food or beverages, are those items worth sacrificing for a home run ball?Often, the answer is yes, and that was the case during Thursday’s game, when an Anthony Rizzo dinger came flying toward the stands.Two particular fans, that looked to be a mother...
Via The Sports Daily
April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Cubs players raise their World Series banner in awesome Wrigley Field pregame ceremonies

Tonight, the Chicago Cubs have their first home game since snapping their 108-year World Series drought with a thrilling Game 7 victory over the Cleveland Indians last November.The  2017 Wrigley Field opener also means raising the championship banner as part of pregame ceremonies, and the Cubs really went all-out with the special night.Nobody really knew what was going on, as the...
Via The Comeback
April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo gave a naked speech before Game 7 of World Series to fire up Cubs

The Cubs became only the sixth team to come back from a 3-1 deficit in the World Series, and a passionate pregame speech from first baseman Anthony Rizzo may have been a big reason why.Rizzo, one of the clubhouse leaders, did his best to fire up the team before Game 7 of the World Series, and didn’t even need any clothes to do so. We’ve now learned that Rizzo used his bare skin...
Via The Sports Daily
March 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo reaches out to Cubs fan brutally beaten by classmate

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo took to Twitter Monday to send support to Henry Sembdner, a 12-year-old middle school student who was placed into a medically induced coma after being viciously beaten by a classmate.The 7th grader at Kenyon Woods Middle School in South Elgin, Ill., was slammed to the ground during the incident last Friday, according to police. He suffered...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo sad over David Ross' farewell photo

Anthony Rizzo already shed real tears. On Tuesday, he shed digital tears. Rizzo broke down with emotion last week at the Cubs’ World Series celebration while introducing his retiring teammate, catcher David Ross, after the club’s parade through the streets of Chicago. The Cubs first baseman spoke of how much Ross meant to him, both on the field and off the field. Ross, who...
Via NESN.com
November 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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