Whether he wants to admit it or not, this is a big year for Anthony Rizzo, who got $41 million guaranteed before his first full season in the big leagues.
Jason Hammel came out firing inside Wrigley Field’s interview room/dungeon.
Hours before Perfect Game Watch began, Starlin Castro took groundballs inside an empty Wrigley Field, part of the routine he believes will make him an All-Star shortstop again.
Anthony Rizzo helped key the charge for the offense Wednesday night with four hits, but the Cubs first baseman had a bit of a brain fart after the team's win.
CHICAGO (AP) Jason Hammel threw seven strong innings, Anthony Rizzo had four hits, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 on Wednesday night despite allowing five solo home runs.