The rebuilding of the Chicago Cubs continued Sunday night with word that the club has agreed to a seven-year, $41 million deal with first baseman Anthony Rizzo. That puts two core players, Rizzo and shortstop Starlin Castro, under club control for the foreseeable future.
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