Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo homered on consecutive pitches in the first, leading Jon Lester and the Chicago Cubs to a 4-3 victory over the New York Mets on Monday night.
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Anthony Rizzo hit a tiebreaking homer, Travis Wood went deep and drove in three runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 7-4 Thursday night to complete the three-game sweep.
Starlin Castro went 3 for 4 with three RBIs and the Chicago Cubs outlasted the New York Mets 5-4 Wednesday night in a mistake-filled game that featured a combined 13 pitchers.
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Down the line, Anthony Rizzo has the potential to be one of the best offensive players in the league.
Cashman may not want to give Epstein the chance to get the best of him in a trade. But he needs to do what is best for the team, and that means pick up the phone and make a trade happen.
Mets manager Terry Collins is tired of his team’s recent poor play. “We’ve got to get it stopped,” he said Tuesday night. “We’ve got to turn it around right now.”
Anthony Rizzo had two hits and drove in the go-ahead run in his first game with the Chicago Cubs, who rallied for a 5-3 victory over the sliding New York Mets on Tuesday night.
A first-round pick by the Blue Jays in 2006, Travis Snider came up through the ranks with big expectations. His minor league career was no disappointment but his Major League play certainly has been.
The Red Sox have introduced All-Star first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, who wasted no time Monday injecting himself into Boston’s rivalry with the New York Yankees.
The Padres feel they got the best package they could for a player they wouldn’t be able to afford to re-sign after this year.