The day after Chicagoans helped vote Chris Sale and Anthony Rizzo to the All-Star Game, Comcast SportsNet is airing a Chicago baseball doubleheader.
CINCINNATI — Arismendy Alcantara needed just one day to get the feel of the big leagues.
There are still three weeks left until July 31, but the Cubs are already trying to fight off the trade-deadline hangover.
There was a Windy City sweep on Thursday as Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo and White Sox pitcher Chris Sale were chosen by fans as the winners of the All-Star Game Final Vote contest.
Things began heating up in Cincinnati before the Cubs and Reds headed into extra innings.