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Anthony Rizzo’s Walk-Off Homeruns

Anthony Rizzo returned to the Cubs lineup Monday night and was the reason the Cubs won 1-0. He hit a monster homer that traveled 421 feet in the bottom of the 9th inning to give the Cubs a 1-0 walk-off win. Rizzo returning to the lineup is a good sign that his lower back is better. It is also great to see him swing the bat well and hopefully he can finish strong and put a cap...
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Cubs Injury update: Anthony Rizzo out Tuesday

The Cubs will sit Anthony Rizzo on Tuesday, as they play the second game of a 3 game set against the Reds. Rizzo returned to the lineup yesterday for the first time in 18 games. Rizzo had been out with a sore back, which I covered here.Rizzo returned to the lineup yesterday in a big way. The 25 year old all star went 2-4 with a walk off solo home run in the ninth inning.Your browser...
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Mr. Cub: Rizzo nears return

Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo has been out since August 26 due to a lower back strain. There have been reports that Rizzo will return to action this week - perhaps as soon as today - but his status remains unclear. According to the Cubs' website, manager Rick Renteria said on Sunday, "That one I will reserve for [Monday] ... we're trying to get him out there running. I'...
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Cubs Injury Update: Anthony Rizzo, Jorge Soler

The Chicago Cubs are without two of their big boppers, but that should change when the Cubs return to Wrigley Field on Monday. The Cubs expect to open their final home stand of 2014 with outfielder Jorge Soler back in the lineup, and they could possibly have first baseman Anthony Rizzo back early in the week as well -- although his return is not guaranteed for Monday.Anthony Rizzo...
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Cubs Injury Update: Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro could both play again

For a while, it appeared that the season had ended early for Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, but it appears now that he may get to play again before the season officially does end. The same could hold true for shortstop Starlin Castro. This good news comes via Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat of ICYMI, #Cubs making progress: Starlin started walking without boot...
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Cubs Injury Update: Anthony Rizzo may return this weekend

The Chicago Cubs entered Monday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays with a 64-79 record, last in the National League Central. It's been a tough season for the Cubs, who are 26th in the Major Leagues in runs scored and 18th in ERA. On the injury front, Anthony Rizzo, who has been out with a lower back problem, could return this weekend. #454361264 / gettyimages.comOur...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Anthony Rizzo may get MRI on back

With the very nice news of Jorge Soler making his Wrigley Field debut on Labor Day comes the not-so-nice news about another Chicago Cubs fan favorite, first baseman Anthony Rizzo. Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat of tweeted that Rizzo will sit out again Monday, and he will possibly need need an MRI to determine the source and extent of his back problem. Chris Valaika...
Via MLB Injury News
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Anthony Rizzo out with back issue

The Chicago Cubs split a doubleheader on Saturday against the St. Louis Cardinals, winning the first game by the score of 5-1 and losing the second by the score of 13-2. The Cubs sit at 61-75 on the season, last in the National League Central. The Cubs were without first baseman Anthony Rizzo due to a back issue. Chris Valaika started both games in place of Rizzo, going 1-for...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 days 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...
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22 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...
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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