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Rizzo Once Again Needs Your Support! Vote Now for The Branch Rickey Award!

Once again, Chicago Cubs All Star first baseman needs your help. Once again, he is in a vote with other players for a prestigious award. Last time out, the city of Chicago managed to help Rizzo get an amazing 8.8 MILLION votes in the final vote competition which earned him the distinction of being called an All Star. Now, he is up for an even more prestigious award. Rizzo is one...
Via World Series Dreaming
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo Promises Cancer Patient He’ll Hit Home Run, Hits Two (Video)

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo entered Tuesday night’s game against the San Diego Padres with 23 home runs, tied for first in the National League with Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Rizzo homered twice, taking over the National League lead and putting himself fourth in all of baseball in long balls. What he did before the game, though, might be the most impressive...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo Promises Home Run To Cancer Patient, Hits Two

Posted to Chicago CubsYou may have already heard that Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs on Tuesday night, but did you hear about what he did before that? “Rizzo recently met with a Cubs fan diagnosed with leukemia, and the fan asked the breakout star to hit a home run for him. Rizzo, a survivor of Hodgkin’s lymphoma, did the fan one better. As described by Cubs play-by-play announcer...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo promises homer to cancer patient, hits two

Cubs breakout star Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs on Tuesday night against the Padres, giving him an NL-leading 25 bombs for the season. While the home runs helped the Cubbies win 6-nil and bumped them one game closer to being only 15 games under .500, Rizzo’s power display meant more than anyone realized. Rizzo recently met 22-year-old Mike Kasallis, a 22-year-old Cubs fan who...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Rizzo Among The Elite?

In Episode 99, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Bryan Curley recap all the fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Today’s topics include: Strategy with players on the DL Whether Dustin Pedroia will ever be good again Real or fake on Anthony Rizzo as a top 5 1B Why this is just the beginning for...
Via Baseball Professor
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo’s incredible catch may have cost Cubs the game (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo made an amazing catch on Sunday that may have cost his team the game. Yes, you read that correctly. How often does it happen? Hardly ever. With runners on the corners and one out in the sixth inning, Rizzo leaned over the railing […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo’s Superb Catch Costs Cubs Run Thanks To Obscure Rule (Video)

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo found himself in the awkward position Sunday night of making the play of the game while simultaneously losing said game for his team. Confused? So was Rizzo. During the sixth inning of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the 24-year-old All-Star made a tremendous catch on an Aaron Hill popup, tumbling over a railing and into the Cubs’...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

See Why Anthony Rizzo’s Spectacular Catch Actually Cost the Chicago Cubs a Run

Posted to Brant Brown's GloveChicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo made a spectacular catch, somersaulting into the camera well. Unfortunately, that cost the Cubs a run due to one of the weirdest rules I have ever heard. MLB Rule 7.04 (c) States: “7.04 Each runner, other than the batter, may without liability to be put out, advance one base when— (c) A fielder, after catching a...
Via Sports Mockery
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo shines for the Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs first baseman rode the final vote of the fans to become an All Star in 2014. In his first and so far only at-bat in the Midsummer Classic,  the 24-year-old Rizzo went 0-1 with a strikeout. Since play has resumed, however, he’s reminded fans what got him to the All Star game in the first place. He cranked out a pair of big flies on Friday against the Arizona Diamondbacks...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo Blasts Two More Home Runs

Posted to Lovable LosersAfter enjoying his ninth multi-homer game of his career, and second this season, Anthony Rizzo has 22 home runs, leaving him only one shy of his career high; he belted 23 in 160 games last season. He is also tied for fourth in the majors in that category. After signing a 7-year extension, worth $41 million dollars, Rizzo been everything Cubs brass had hoped...
Via Sports Mockery
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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