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Fri Oct 20 201704:301B Anthony Rizzo finished 0-4 as Cubs' season ended Thursday wit...
1B Anthony Rizzo finished 0-for-4 as the Cubs' season ended Thursday with an 11-1 loss to the Dodgers. The performance capped a miserable series for Rizzo, who hit .059 (1 of 17) with eight strikeouts. That was a far cry from last year's NLCS, when Rizzo hit .320 (8 of 25) with two doubles, two home runs and five RBIs.
Fri Oct 13 201703:171B Anthony Rizzo 0-5 in Game 5 of NL Division Series on Thursday...
1B Anthony Rizzo was 0-for-5 in Game 5 of the NL Division Series on Thursday, but somehow the Cubs managed a 9-8 win over the Nationals. Rizzo hit .200 during the series.
Thu Oct 12 201703:451B Anthony Rizzo 0-4 with two strikeouts in Wednesday's Game 4 l...
1B Anthony Rizzo went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in Wednesday's Game 4 loss to the Washington Nationals. The performance snapped Rizzo's nine-game postseason hitting streak that dates to the 2016 World Series.
Tue Oct 10 201716:17MLB roundup: Dodgers, Astros advance
PHOENIX -- Rookie Cody Bellinger homered and drove in two runs, Yu Darvish pitched five strong innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers swept their way into the National League Championship Series with a 3-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game 3 of the NL Division Series on Monday.Bellinger and Austin Barnes homered off Zack Greinke (0-1). Darvish (1-0) gave up one run and struck out seven in five-plus innings to send the Dodgers to the NLCS against the winner of the Chicago Cubs-Washington Nationals series. The Cubs beat the Dodgers in six games in the NLCS last year.Bellinger, the likely NL Rookie of the Year, had 39 regular-season homers but was 1-for-12 in the NLDS before his opposite-field homer made it 2-0 in the fifth inning.Barnes' homer gave Darvish a 3-1 lead in the sixth inning, and the Dodgers used four relievers to hold on. Kenley Jansen recorded his second save of the series.Astros 5, Red Sox 4BOSTON -- Houston clinched its first trip to the American League Champion... [More]
Tue Oct 10 201704:241B Anthony Rizzo produced third career game-winning postseason R...
1B Anthony Rizzo produced his third career game-winning postseason RBI with a bloop single in the eighth inning of Monday's 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals. Rizzo, who went 1-for-4 Monday, has hit safely in nine straight postseason games (13-for-33) -- a streak that is tied for the third-longest in franchise history.
Sun Oct 8 201704:071B Anthony Rizzo continues to terrorize Nationals
1B Anthony Rizzo continues to terrorize the Nationals. He hit a two-run homer Saturday off Gio Gonzalez just over the fence in right. The ball was caught by a Cubs fan and a crew chief challenge ruled the ball a homer. Rizzo is hitting .375 in the series.
Sat Oct 7 201717:08MLB playoff roundup: Indians win wild one vs. Yanks
CLEVELAND -- Yan Gomes' single in the bottom of the 13th inning lifted the Cleveland Indians to a wild 9-8 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 2 of the American League Division Series on Friday.Austin Jackson led off the bottom of the 13th by drawing a walk from Dellin Betances (0-1), and then stealing second base. Gomes then worked the count to 3-2, and hit a hard chopper down the third base line that eluded diving third baseman Ronald Torreyes. The ball rolled down the left field line as Jackson raced home with the winning run.Josh Tomlin (1-0), the last of eight Cleveland pitchers, pitched two scoreless innings to get the win.Francisco Lindor hit a grand slam off Chad Green in the sixth and Jay Bruce hit a game-tying homer off David Robertson in the eighth as the Indians rallied from an 8-3 deficit.Gary Sanchez, Aaron Hicks and Greg Bird homered for the Yankees before Lindor and Bruce forced extra innings.Cleveland ace Corey Kluber allowed six runs in 2 2/3 innings. New York's... [More]
Sat Oct 7 201704:071B Anthony Rizzo had pair of run-scoring hits with two outs in 3...
1B Anthony Rizzo had a pair of run-scoring hits with two outs in the 3-0 win Friday over Washington. The Cubs were held hitless in the first five innings before Javier Baez, the No. 8 hitter in the order for manager Joe Maddon, led off the sixth. Later in the inning Kris Bryant and Rizzo had two-out RBI hits off Strasburg for a 2-0 lead. Rizzo added an RBI double in the eighth for a 3-0 cushion against reliever Ryan Madson. "Those are situations I want to be up in," Rizzo said. "The first two at-bats he made me look silly. You have to tip your cap to him."
Fri Sep 15 201705:421B Anthony Rizzo 3-4 with double, homer, two runs and two RBIs
1B Anthony Rizzo went 3-for-4 with a double, homer, two runs and two RBIs. He also had two stolen bases. Rizzo clubbed his career-high-tying 32nd home run of the season, previously accomplished in 2014 and 2016. His 106 RBIs are three shy of his career-high 109 established last season.
Sat Sep 9 201704:551B Anthony Rizzo (1-4) has hit safely in 10 straight home games ...
1B Anthony Rizzo (1-for-4) has hit safely in 10 straight home games against Milwaukee. A potential three-run homer in the fifth inning went to deep center but stayed in the park as the wind blew in on Friday.
Fri Sep 8 201704:091B Anthony Rizzo 2-2 with two runs, two RBIs and two walks
1B Anthony Rizzo went 2-for-2 with two runs, two RBIs and two walks. He had been hitless the previous three games, going 0-for-11.
Wed Sep 6 201707:311B Anthony Rizzo sat after going 0-4 in Chicago's 12-0 loss to P...
1B Anthony Rizzo sat after going 0-for-4 in Chicago's 12-0 loss to Pittsburgh on Monday. He has gone a combined 0-for-8 in his past two games since he went 2-for-5 with three RBIs against the Atlanta Braves on Sept. 2.
Sun Sep 3 201706:261B Anthony Rizzo 2-5 with triple and collected 98th, 99th and 10...
1B Anthony Rizzo went 2-for-5 with a triple and collected his 98th, 99th and 100th RBIs of the season. He's the fourth player in franchise history with at least three seasons of 30 homers, 30 doubles and 100 RBIs, joining Billy Williams, Hack Wilson and Sammy Sosa. Rizzo is batting .485 with five doubles, a triple, three homers, 12 runs scored and 15 RBIs in his last nine games.
Sat Sep 2 201704:321B Anthony Rizzo collected 30th double of season
1B Anthony Rizzo collected his 30th double of the season. Rizzo is the first Cubs player with three straight 30-homer, 30-double seasons since Aramis Ramirez accomplished the feat from 2004-06.
Thu Aug 31 201704:221B Anthony Rizzo 2-3 with homer, double, three runs and two RBIs...
1B Anthony Rizzo was 2-for-3 with a homer, a double, three runs and two RBIs on Wednesday against the Pirates. He has gone 12-for-21 (.571) with four doubles, three homers and 11 RBIs during a current six-game hitting streak. He is batting .450 in his past 16 games. Rizzo has 29 RBIs in August, the most in any month in his career and the most by a Cub since Sammy Sosa's 26 in 2001.
Wed Aug 30 201704:041B Anthony Rizzo 3-4 with two doubles as he recorded 10th three-...
1B Anthony Rizzo went 3-for-4 with two doubles as he recorded his 10th three-hit game of the year. His eighth inning double was the 200th of his career. Rizzo has hit safely in five straight games and is batting .439 with eight doubles, 23 RBIs and 15 runs scored in his last 15 games.
Tue Aug 29 201703:121B Anthony Rizzo 1-3 with double, run, RBI and sacrifice
1B Anthony Rizzo was 1-for-3 with a double, run, RBI and sacrifice. He's hit safely in four straight games and is batting .415 with six doubles, four homers and 22 RBI in his last 14 games. He has 30 home runs for the fourth straight season.
Mon Aug 28 201702:241B Anthony Rizzo 1-3 with two RBIs in 6-3 Cubs' loss in Philadel...
1B Anthony Rizzo went 1-for-3 with two RBIs in a 6-3 Cubs' loss in Philadelphia Sunday. He also walked. Rizzo has reached base multiple times in 11 of his last 13 games, reaching base safely in 30 of 59 plate appearances in that span. He has nine extra-base hits and 21 RBIs in his last 13 contests.
Sun Aug 27 201705:201B Anthony Rizzo snapped out of August-long power drought, hitti...
1B Anthony Rizzo snapped out of an August-long power drought, hitting his team-leading 29th and 30th home runs on Saturday evening as the Cubs evened up their series with the Phillies in a 17-2 win. It's the 16th career multi-home run game for Rizzo, and third this season. He had been experiencing something of a power deficit this month, hitting two home runs on Aug. 1 but then just two in the 83 at-bats since. He added a bases-loaded infield single in the seventh inning, finishing his night 3-for-5 with five RBIs and three runs scored.
Sun Aug 27 201702:15MLB roundup: Brewers hand Dodgers rare home loss
LOS ANGELES -- Zach Davies pitched seven solid innings and the Milwaukee Brewers broke through the Los Angeles Dodgers' home dominance with a 3-0 victory Saturday in the middle contest of a three-game series.It was only the 15th time the Dodgers lost a game at home in 67 tries. The Los Angeles offense collected only three hits off Davies over seven innings and only got a runner as far as second base twice. The Dodgers finished with five hits.It was the third consecutive start where Davies gave up one earned run or fewer, and the fourth time he has done it in five August starts. In two starts against the Dodgers this season, he has not given up a run over 13 innings.Orlando Arcia belted a two-run homer in the fifth inning and Neil Walker added an RBI double in the eighth.Cubs 17, Phillies 2PHILADELPHIA -- Anthony Rizzo and Tommy La Stella each hit two home runs as Chicago blasted Philadelphia.The Cubs' Kyle Hendricks (5-4) picked up his first win since May 24, a span of nine starts. The... [More]
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