The Cubs announced Saturday that former catcher Henry Blanco is coming back to Wrigley Field as the quality-assurance coach on Joe Maddon's staff.
Anthony Rizzo likes what the future holds for the Cubs. And as they enter an important offseason, the question now becomes whether or not Jon Lester will be a part of that future.
Anthony Rizzo stopped by the Comcast SportsNet studios on Friday to talk his charity event, leadership, new skipper Joe Maddon and potential free agents coming to Chicago.

Team talk

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    The Cubs blew a three-run lead late but were ultimately able to rebound with a five-run 11th inning to beat the Mets, 10-6. Carlos Pena's single proved to be the deciding factor and Ramon Ortiz picked up the victory.
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    This isn't just Cubs-Mets. It's Cubs-Mets on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball in New York on 911. Both teams may be out of playoff contention, but there will be plenty to be excited about at Citi Field for fans and players alike.
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    After jumping out to yet another early three-run lead, the Cubs allowed the Mets to snatch the lead away with a four-run eighth before Aramis Ramirez singled home two in the ninth to pull out a wild win for Chicago.
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    Chicago Cubs pitcher Randy Wells was off to a brutal start in the beginning of the season but is now looking to add to his career-best five-game winning streak vs. the Mets. Catch all the action live on Comcast SportsNet!
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    The Cubs jumped out to an early three-run lead before the Mets scored four unanswered runs. After a two-out single from Darwin Barney in the ninth to tie the game, the Mets walked off in the bottom of the frame for the win.
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    The Chicago Cubs have dropped six of eight on the road and look to turn things around as they open as series vs. the Mets in New York. Coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet Plus.
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    With the Cubs set to take on the Mets Sunday night on the tenth anniversary of 911, CSN Cubs Insider Patrick Mooney spoke to players about their experiences in New York during and following the attacks.


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Team Schedule

Last Results
9/28MilW 5-2
9/27MilL 1-2
9/26MilW 6-4
9/24vs. StLW 3-1
9/23vs. StLW 4-3
9/22vs. StLL 0-8
9/21vs. LADL 5-8
9/20vs. LADW 8-7
9/19vs. LADL 5-14
9/18vs. LADL 4-8
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Injury Report

9/16A. AlcantaraRight wrist soreness (day-to-day)
9/2S. CastroLeft ankle sprain - out 4-6 weeks (day-to-day)
8/27R. Sweeneyoff 60-day DL
8/26A. RizzoLeft game - lower back tightness (day-to-day)
8/23J. Ruggianooff 60-day DL
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Sun, Sep 28
Final123 456 789 RHE
Chi Cubs200002001571
  W: J. Turner (6-11)   L: M. Fiers (6-5)   S: H. Rondon (29)
  ChC HR: A. Rizzo (32)
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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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Starlin Castro134528581543311465.292
Anthony Rizzo140524891502813278.286
Luis Valbuena149478681193341651.249

John Baker101.0001001.000.00
Neil Ramirez33.500500343.2531.44
Eric Jokisch00-41014.1101.88
Pedro Strop24.333650261.0712.21
Hector Rondon44.5006402963.1632.42
Kyle Hendricks72.7781313080.1472.46
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