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ANTHONY RIZZO RUMORS

Preview: Brewers vs. Cubs

Anthony Rizzo is helping the surging Chicago Cubs win ballgames, and that's all he seems to care about. He'll look to continue his offensive roll Sunday when the visiting Cubs try to complete a four-game sweep of the lowly Milwaukee Brewers. Rizzo homered in a career-high fourth consecutive game Saturday with a three-run shot that keyed Chicago's fourth straight victory, 4-2 over...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs-Brewers Preview

Anthony Rizzo is helping the surging Chicago Cubs win ballgames, and that's all he seems to care about. He'll look to continue his offensive roll Sunday when the visiting Cubs try to complete a four-game sweep of the lowly Milwaukee Brewers. Rizzo homered in a career-high fourth consecutive game Saturday with a three-run shot that keyed Chicago's fourth straight victory, 4-2 over...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rizzo, Cubs double up Brewers, 4-2

MILWAUKEE -- Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits and Anthony Rizzo continued his homer binge to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. Rizzo made it four straight games with a home run with a three-run shot in the third inning. Kyle Schwarber added a homer for the Cubs, who have won the first three games of the series and four straight overall...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs getting boost from Rizzo's power surge

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was fighting a slump and the Chicago Cubs were heading for the dumps.Suddenly both have turned things around. Rizzo saved the Cubs on Thursday, blasting his 18th home run of the season, a three-run shot in the eight innings to boost Chicago to a much-needed 5-2 win in Milwaukee. It came after he hit No. 17 the night before in Milwaukee to get this...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs' Rizzo a natural on the red carpet

Players get to participate in a parade and a red carpet presentation as part of the All-Star festivities and Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo took it all in stride. Rizzo, a two-time All-Star, sure looked like a natural on the red carpet. Photo Credit: Norm Hall/Getty Images  
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

We Might As Well Root For Rizzo In HR Derby

Given the overall lack of Red Sox visibility at The Midsummer Classic, we might as well root for a former Red Sox property in the Home Run Derby. Right? Former top Boston prospect Anthony Rizzo—now a legitimate MVP candidate with the Cubbies—is one of eight players who will compete in the newly-formatted derby. This year, players will have a five-minute window to hit as many...
Via FenwayNation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo Deftly Avoids Tag With Impressive Ninja Slide (Video)

Many have tried, but only few have succeeded. On Wednesday, Anthony Rizzo joined that elite group. We’re talking, of course, about the “ninja slide,” accomplished by creatively contorting one’s body to avoid a sure out. Rizzo found the need to deploy the tactic in the ninth inning of the Chicago Cubs’ game against the New York Mets, when Starlin...
Via NESN.com
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo avoids tag with nifty slide (GIFs)

Anthony Rizzo avoided a tag with some nifty footwork while sliding into third base during Wednesday night's Chicago Cubs game against the New York Mets. It simply has to be seen to be believed. It’s called “The Rizzo.” pic.twitter.com/1GG8XV0wgC — MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) July 2, 2015Was it skill, or was it luck? According to Rizzo: "It's magic." .@ARizzo44 is coming for you...
Via Holdout Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo, Now Featuring an Elite Strikeout Rate

The 2014 version of Anthony Rizzo would be great enough for just about any team out there: lots of walks, power, and contact. If you were trying to build him into the model of a superstar, the only knock against him would be that he basically didn’t run, but he’s promptly taken care of that this […]
Via Fangraphs
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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