10:02 PM EDT, Fri September 22, 2017
MLB 1 hour ago

Cubs blow off steam with in-game 'retreat'

If you see the Cubs' players suddenly disappear from the dugout, don't worry. They're on a mini retreat. Anthony Rizzo apparently started it, but he didn't want to take credit.
Chicago Tribune 4 hours ago

Anthony Rizzo on Cubs 'team retreats'

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo discusses holding "team retreats" on Friday, Sept. 22, 2-17. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Tribune 7 hours ago

As Giancarlo Stanton nears Roger Maris' old record, Sammy Sosa nowhere to be seen

Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton entered the final 10 days of the season with a shot at reaching 61 home runs, needing five more to tie the old record held by Roger Maris. "He's very capable of doing it, but it's not easy when you have guys pitching around him," Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo...
Chicago Tribune Sep 20, 2017

Choking up part of Kyle Schwarber's recent resurgence for Cubs

Kyle Schwarber's recent surge has improved his chances of playing more regularly, and that could begin in Thursday night's series opener against the Brewers. Schwarber is batting .253 with 16 home runs in 56 games since his return from Triple-A Iowa on July 6. Following the example of Anthony Rizzo...
Chicago Tribune Sep 20, 2017

Stolen base lead a priority for Cubs' Anthony Rizzo

Anthony Rizzo took great joy in June when he succeeded as the Chicago Cubs' leadoff batter while Ben Zobrist was recovering from a wrist injury. Now Rizzo hopes to gain bragging rights in another category - stolen bases. Until Javier Baez stole his 10th base Tuesday night, Rizzo had sole possession...
Bleed Cubbie Blue Sep 20, 2017
MLB Bullets keeps hitting dingers

MLB Bullets keeps hitting dingers

MLB has a new single-season HR record. The division races aren’t really going down to the wire. Learning English through 90’s TV. It was good to see Alfonso Soriano catching a Cubs game in St. Pete. Don’t be a stranger, Fonzie. It seems weird that Anthony Rizzo, Jake Arrieta and Hector Rondon are his only teammates left on the team. Royals outfielder Alex Gordon hit the 5,964 home run of the MLB season last night, thus setting a new record. Gordon didn’t hit them all himself, in case you were wondering. David Schoenfield says that Gordon was an unlikely candidate for the...
Chicago Tribune Sep 19, 2017

Home runs are going through the roof, and theories abound

There are many competing theories as to why baseball was on track Tuesday to set an all-time single season record for home runs. "Obviously guys are throwing harder," Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant said. "Obviously the balls are a little corked up," first baseman Anthony Rizzo countered. Obviously...
Chicago Tribune Sep 16, 2017

Cubs look to take two in a row against Cardinals

The Cubs are looking to extend their lead in the National League Central to five games over the Cardinals. Jason Heyward will not start for the Cubs in right field, with Ben Zobrist in his place. Cubs lineup Ben Zobrist, RF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Willson Contreras, C Albert Almora Jr.,...
Chicago Tribune Sep 15, 2017

Anthony Rizzo on Mets, Cardinals series

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo discusses sweeping the Mets and the upcoming series against the Cardinals on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
Rizzo, Heyward lead surging Cubs to sweep of Mets, 14-6 (Sep 14, 2017)

Rizzo, Heyward lead surging Cubs to sweep of Mets, 14-6 (Sep 14, 2017)

CHICAGO (AP) A visit from the New York Mets has helped the Chicago Cubs wake up their slumbering offense.
CBS Chicago Sep 14, 2017
Surging Cubs Finish Off Sweep Of Mets With 14-6 Win

Surging Cubs Finish Off Sweep Of Mets With 14-6 Win

Anthony Rizzo homered and had three hits, and Jason Heyward went deep and drove in four.
MLB Sep 14, 2017

Cubs rout Mets for sweep, 3 up on MIL, STL

What's the best way to deal with getting swept at home? The Cubs responded by pulling off a sweep of their own, beating the Mets, 14-6, on Thursday night at Wrigley Field. Anthony Rizzo smacked his 32nd home run and finished a triple shy of the cycle, and Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer to spark the Cubs, who had lost three in a row to the Brewers last weekend.
CBS Chicago Sep 12, 2017
Levine: Anthony Rizzo, Cubs See No Reason For Panic Despite Team’s Struggles

Levine: Anthony Rizzo, Cubs See No Reason For Panic Despite Team’s Struggles

"We are in the position to win our division again," Rizzo says.
MLB Sep 12, 2017

Rizzo wants Cubs to keep positive outlook

As far as Anthony Rizzo is concerned, the Cubs have the same goal on Sept. 12 that they did on April 1: Win games.
Cubs Insider Sep 12, 2017

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Schwarber’s Actually Starting, Contreras Cleans Up as Cubs Try to Avoid Shutout

Well, at least I got half of my wish. Kris Bryant isn’t leading off, but at least Kyle Schwarber is back in the lineup. Ben Zobrist takes the top spot and plays second, followed by Bryant and Anthony Rizzo. Willson Contreras is behind the plate and batting cleanup, but Joe Maddon said they’d be easing … The post Chicago Cubs Lineup: Schwarber’s Actually Starting, Contreras Cleans Up as Cubs Try to Avoid Shutout appeared first on Cubs Insider.

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