As the NHL’s expansion Vegas Golden Knights begin to form their first roster, their AHL affiliate must be patient as pieces fall into place.
Despite the Cubs’ inconsistent play, Hoyer and other front-office officials say they have the right players.
Rizzo matches team record after reaching safely to lead off the first for the seventh straight game and sparks Cubs in shutout victory.
Rizzo homered off Padres starter Jhoulys Chacin to extend his string of reaching safely leading off the first inning to seven games.
Padres manager Andy Green calls collision at the plate a “cheap shot.” Rizzo extends hitting streak while setting the tone for the Cubs.
Rizzo’s bunt single to lead off the 1st inning keeps him perfect. Contreras and Baez spark the Cubs’ two-run 7th in their come-from-behind victory.
Zobrist is eligible to come off the disabled list Friday, which is the target for his return. If not, he expects to be back early next week.