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Red Reporter Dec 12, 2014

Three damn good years of Mat Latos and the Reds

A look back at the big righthander's time spent in the Queen City. In the days of old when knights were bold and unaccountable pseudonyms ruled this castle, some ill-informed jackhole wondered what the 2012 Cincinnati Reds would look like if they managed to acquire a young San Diego Padres pitcher by the name of Mat Latos. Their offense, however, is and has been pitiful.  Since they picked up Anthony Rizzo in the Adrian Gonzalez trade, they seem to be set with their 1B of the future.  While Nick Hundley has shown glimpses of promise, I'm sure they'd still covet Devin Mesoraco. Mat Latos...
Northwest Herald Dec 11, 2014

Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, Crystal Lake artist John Hanley team up

CRYSTAL LAKE — Local artist John Hanley has teamed with Chicago Cubs first baseman and cancer survivor Anthony Rizzo to raise money for cancer research.

Regardless of additions, Rizzo likes what Cubs have

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo hasn’t talked to pitcher Jon Lester or any other potential free agents but he has a simple message for them: “The best sales pitch I have is: This is an exciting team and this is Chicago,” Rizzo told reporters Friday. In town to promote his charity “Laugh Off for Cancer” event Jan. 15, Rizzo isn’t paying real close attention to the Cubs offseason because he thinks there’s plenty of talent already on the team.

Cubs Player News

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  • Ryan Lavarnway

    Chicago Cubs claim former Boston Red Sox catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers

  • Miguel Montero

    Diamondbacks Insider Nick Piecoro on the Miguel Montero trade

  • Jason Hammel

    Starter Jason Hammel excited about opportunity with the Cubs

  • Jason Motte

    Cubs ink Motte to 1-year deal

  • Felix Doubront

    Red Sox get Cubs shortstop prospect Marco Hernandez to complete Felix Doubront trade

  • Anthony Rizzo

    Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, Crystal Lake artist John Hanley team up

  • Travis Wood

    Expect Wood to be tendered by deadline

  • Jake Arrieta

    Cubs pitchers, opponents react to Lester signing

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