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ANTHONY RIZZO RUMORS

Rizzo Reaches Milestone, Joins Few Other Cubs

Billy Williams, Bill Nicholson, Rick Monday, Henry Rodriguez, Rick Wilkins and Fred McGriff all have something in common: They are the only left-handed hitting Chicago Cubs that have blasted 30 or more home runs in a single season. Add to that list Anthony Rizzo. Number 44 crushed his 30th homer to right center in the first inning of tonight’s game against the Cincinnati...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Anthony Rizzo exits with lower back tightness;

During Tuesday's match-up against the Cincinnati Reds, Anthony Rizzo exited early with back tightness.Lower back tightness put Rizzo out of the game for #cubs.— Mark Sheldon (@m_sheldon) August 27, 2014The Chicago Cubs are sure to be careful with Rizzo, who has fully become one of the leagues offensive first basemen this season, so don't expect him to be rushed back.So...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs call up top prospect Jorge Soler

The Chicago Cubs reportedly will call up one of their many top prospects, outfielder Jorge Soler. David Kaplan of CSN Chicago first reported the news: *Breaking* As we were first to report, Jorge Soler is next prospect to make his Major League debut. He is expected to be recalled tomorrow. — David Kaplan (@thekapman) August 26, 2014 Soler, 22, was signed by the Cubs in 2012 to...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: All’s well that ends well

Chicago Cubs On Tuesday August 19th, the Chicago Cubs began a three game series against the San Francisco Giants. Little did they know, it would take almost two full days to record a win they thought they had early Wednesday morning. After jumping out to an early 2-0 lead thanks to an Anthony Rizzo two-run home run in the first inning, the Cubs managed to keep the Giants scoreless...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rizzo Cranks Homer Onto Sheffield Ave.

Anthony Rizzo hit his team leading 29th home run of the season onto Sheffield Avenue. It was a two-run shot that will give Cubs starter Tsuyoshi Wada some breathing room as he goes against a potent San Francisco Giants lineup. The Cubs are looking to build on their two-game winning streak and start the 6-game home stand off on the right foot. Your browser does not support iframes...
Via Sports Mockery
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why The Chicago Cubs Will Be Relevant In 2015

Key word: relevant.  I wasn’t feeling bold enough to say “contenders,” although I really wanted to. Things are looking up on the North Side of the Windy City, and the future may be closer than many people think for the Chicago Cubs and their fans.  Between a mix of young talent and a GM in Theo Epstein who is going to spend some money in the offseason, the Cubbies will...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Another Reason We Still Miss Anthony Rizzo

Red Sox fans are continually reminded of one prospect that got away—Anthony Rizzo of Theo Epstein's Chicago Cubs. Rizzo has blossomed into the all-around quality major-leaguer Boston player development geeks said he would become. Unfortunately, he was the major chip used to get Adrian Gonzalez (a move we heartily supported at the time). Rizzo floundered in San Diego, but this...
Via FenwayNation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Teammates mock Rizzo for swinging at pitches that hit him

Your browser does not support iframes. Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is enjoying quite the season in his fourth year in the big leagues. After a disappointing 2013, the 24-year-old has rebounded to hit .284 with a National League-leading 25 home runs so far this season. Rizzo was also the winner of the NL’s […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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
July 26, 2014  |  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
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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