You Are Here: Home » Posts tagged "Anthony Rizzo"

Cubs Have 8 Prospects in MLB.com’s Top 100

MLBPipeline.com, a website affiliated with MLB.com, released another edition of their mid-season prospect rankings on Sunday. The Cubs are proud to own three of the top-ten prospects in baseball as Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, and Addison Russell rank 4, 6, and 7 respectively. Arismendy Alcantara (37), Albert Almora (41), Jorge Soler (54), C.J. Edwards (60), and this year's fourth overall draft pick Kyle Schwa ...

Read more

Anthony Rizzo wins MLB “Final Vote”

Anthony Rizzo is going to his first MLB All-Star game. The 24-year-old first baseman won the MLB "Final Man Vote" and will join teammate Starlin Castro in Minnesota. Rizzo was trailing Justin Morneau before taking the lead on Wednesday. A large social media vote using the hashtag #VoteRizzo helped propel Rizzo to the victory. Rizzo has 20 home runs and 49 RBI on the season for the Cubs and has played better ...

Read more

Starlin Castro named Cubs All-Star; Rizzo final vote contestant

Starlin Castro will currently be the only Chicago Cub to be in Minnesota for the 2014 MLB All-Star game next week. Castro was named to the roster as a backup shortstop. This is Castro's third All-Star selection in his young career. Castro is hitting .287 with 11 home runs and 51 RBI's on the season. Castro will represent the Cubs, but he will have a former teammate there to be honored as well. Just a a few ...

Read more

Just Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro being bros

The Chicago Cubs are playing a really early game on the 4th of July in Washington, so the routine of both clubs is probably thrown off. Whatever, the Cubs are currently winning. During the performance of God Bless America during the Seventh-inning stretch, things got a little goofy. It was just two bros being bros on the most American day of the year. ...

Read more

Jackson makes it rain, Cubs beat Brewers 6-1

We got a taste of the future tonight as three key players locked in for the next several years did their part to make the rain go away. Starter Edwin Jackson appeared determined as ever to let nothing get in the way of tonight’s Cub’s victory. Anthony Rizzo gave the Cubs a two run lead in the third after he took one out to center (14), plating David DeJesus. Starlin Castro would follow suit homering in the ...

Read more

Rizzo racks up RBIs in Jackson’s 3-0 shutout of Cards

It took him half the season, but Edwin Jackson appears to have finally arrived. The pitcher is earning his contract one game at a time and tonight he threw a three-hit beauty that, with Anthony Rizzo’s run support, was enough to snag game one of a four gamer against baseball’s best. The first basemen had some help in Starlin Castro. The shortstop singled in both the first and third innings to get on base. R ...

Read more

Cubs Season Preview: Shortstops

  Entering the 2013 season, the face of the Cubs franchise is Starlin Castro. Castro just so happens to play short stop and anyone else in the organization who plays there is out of luck in terms of starting the year there as the every day starter. Castro will be entering his third full season with the Cubs and fourth all together. Last year he had a bit of a down year from 2010 and 2011, where he hit ...

Read more

Cubs Season Preview: First Basemen

Next in the series is a preview of first basemen, and there won't be any position battle here. Starter: Anthony Rizzo- Rizzo is the future of the team, and there is little doubt that he will be the starting first basemen and will be slotted in the middle of the lineup on Opening Day. Rizzo was impressive in his four month stint with the big league club after struggling with San Diego two years ago. He is th ...

Read more

The Cubs Top Fantasy Players in 2013

Unfortunately for Cubs faithful, 2013 doesn’t have the most promising of outlooks. As the rebuilding project continues, us Northsiders need distractions to make the 162-game season seem, well, not as soul-crushingly long. Is ‘soul-crushingly’ even a word? It is now. The good news is that fantasy baseball exists, and is there to help all fans, from the fair-weather to the die-hard, get through another potent ...

Read more

The State of the Chicago Cubs Franchise: 2012 in Review

The 2012-2013 Major League Baseball offseason is more than halfway over, and another spring is about to arrive without a big name like Hamilton or Greinke appearing on the back of a Cubs jersey. While the casual fan might be upset by this thought, I’m here to tell you that the Theo Rebuilding Plan is in full swing and the front office brain trust has kept the franchise on the right track. Taking a look at h ...

Read more
Scroll to top