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Rizzo, Bryant Savor First Derby Appearance
July 14th, 2015 at 6:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo participated in their first MLB Home Run Derby last night and matched up against some pretty stiff competition early. Bryant and Rizzo entered the new derby format as the eighth and sixth seeds and, unfortunately, were knocked out by their counterparts, Albert Pujols and...

Breaking News: Cubs’ All-Stars to Participate in Home Run Derby
July 8th, 2015 at 6:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** BREAKING NEWS: It was announced earlier today that both Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant will be participating in this year's home run derby. The contest will also feature Josh Donaldson (Toronto Blue Jays), Prince Fielder (Texas Rangers), Todd Frazier (Cincinnati Reds), Manny Machado (Baltimore Orioles, Joc Pederson (Los Angeles Dodgers)...

Rizzo, Bryant Headed to Cinci for 2015 ASG
July 6th, 2015 at 7:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** The starters for this year's all-star game were announced yesterday with Paul Goldschmidt (Arizona Diamondbacks) and Todd Frazier (Cincinnati Reds) starting at the corners for the National League but it was just announced tonight that Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant will be backing them up. The selections will be...

Bold Predictions: Miguel Montero Makes the All-Star Team
February 9th, 2015 at 3:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Miguel Montero made the National League all-star team in 2014 but his season stats were skewed by a dreadful second half performance. Playing in Chicago should help Montero maintain a high level of performance because of the roster's projected depth and because of the presence of David Ross, who...

All-Star Weekend Fact of the Day
July 17th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** There has been no baseball yesterday or today, marking the actual “break” part of the all-star break.  This short break is special for a number of reason; it is a chance for all major leaguers to kick back and enjoy a couple days off to recharge and prepare for the...