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  • • Cubs cruise in Arizona to pad NL Central lead
    Javier Baez and Daniel Murphy hit two-run homers and Anthony Rizzo drove in a pair of runs to power the Cubs to a 9-1 victory over the D-backs that opened a 3 1/2-game lead in the National League Central. Rizzo had a 17-pitch at-bat against spot starter Matt Andriese in the first inning that set the stage for Chicago's early onslaught....
  • • Cubs show off playoff formula -- and it's pretty impressive
    Production from Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo plus a dominant outing by Kyle Hendricks adds up to a high-quality win for the Cubs....
  • • Anthony Rizzo explains wearing uni on flight to ‘joke’ makeup game
    Anthony Rizzo attracted a lot of attention on Thursday for wearing his full uniform on the Chicago Cubs’ flight to D.C. for a makeup game against the Washington Nationals. And if Rizzo’s explanation as to why he did such a thing is any indication, the Cubs first baseman did not find the flight — nor the makeup game — funny in the first place.The Cu...
  • • Rizzo wears uni on flight, says D.C. trip is 'joke'
    The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo used humor to show his irritation over the Cubs having to play a makeup game on Thursday by wearing his jersey on the flight and to Nationals Park....
  • • Anthony Rizzo wears full Cubs uniform on team’s flight to D.C.
    Anthony Rizzo had some fun with the Chicago Cubs’ grueling travel schedule this week by donning his full uniform for a team flight out east.After a crushing 5-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday that saw the team’s lead in the NL Central dwindle to one game, the Cubs on Thursday embarked upon a trip to D.C. for a makeup game with the Washi...
  • • Rizzo exits with foot bruise; X-rays negative
    Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo had to leave Tuesday night's game against the Brewers after he sustained a contusion when he fouled a pitch off his right foot in the third inning....
  • • Rizzo hits dramatic homer, but Cubs fall in 9th
    Anthony Rizzo launched a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning on Monday to give the Cubs a 3-2 lead over the Brewers in a battle between National League Central Division rivals....
  • • Cubs trip up Nola as Lester shuts down Phils
    Javier Baez, Daniel Murphy and Anthony Rizzo smacked solo home runs off ace Aaron Nola, lifting the Cubs to a series victory over the Phillies and a season-high 26 games over .500. Baez's blast was his 30th of the season and raised his NL-leading RBI total to 100. Nola, an NL Cy Young Award candidate, racked up 11 K's over 5 2/3 innings but was out...
  • • Big game from bats boosts Cubs' NL Central lead
    Anthony Rizzo belted an insurance homer in the eighth for his 1,000th hit with the Cubs and Ben Zobrist logged a go-ahead double in the seventh in the series opener. Jon Lester had an all-around game in a no-decision with a two-run single and a big pickoff. Michael Conforto and Kevin Plawecki belted homers for the Mets, who left the bases loaded in...
  • • Morales, Rizzo named Players of the Week
    The dog days of August are no match for the Blue Jays' Kendrys Morales, who slugged his way into Toronto's record books and earned his fifth career Player of the Week presented by W.B. Mason honor for the American League. The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo received the National League nod....
  • • Murph, Schwarbs, El Mago mash in Cubs' win
    Daniel Murphy (Murph) and Javier Baez (El Mago) each homered and drove in three runs, and Kyle Schwarber (Schwarbs) added a two-run shot in the Cubs' win over the Reds. Murphy's big fly was his second in two days for his new team. Anthony Rizzo (Tony) and Ian Happ (Happer) also knocked in runs for Chicago, while starter Jose Quintana (Lelo) held Ci...
  • • Rizzo's season jump-started at leadoff spot
    Earlier this season, Anthony Rizzo and manager Joe Maddon had a heart-to-heart talk. It might have been in late April when the Cubs' first baseman was batting .149....
  • • Hamels goes distance as Cubs rock Reds
    Thursday marked the start of American Legion week for the Cubs, which means players are encouraged to show up late at Wrigley Field to get rest and prepare for the stretch run in September. Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo appear to be feeling pretty fresh, judging by their home runs. Baez launched a monster 481-foot homer, the longest at Wrigley Fiel...
  • • Cubs' offense breaks out with 3-homer game
    David Bote belted a two-run homer and Daniel Murphy added an RBI single in his Cubs debut during a pivotal fifth inning against Tigers starter Francisco Liriano. Jon Lester went 5 2/3 strong innings for just his second win since the All-Star break, while Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo clubbed back-to-back insurance homers in the ninth as the teams s...
  • • Rizzo falls to knees on homer to ignite Cubs
    Not only has it been tough for the Cubs to score a run, but in the sixth inning, it was difficult for Anthony Rizzo to get out of the batter's box after a home run. Rizzo launched a first-pitch curveball from the Tigers' Jordan Zimmermann to right to lead off the sixth on Tuesday night and fell to his knees after the swing. Not to worry, as Rizzo g...

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Top news - Anthony Rizzo

  • • Cubs Select Contract Of Efren Navarro
    The Cubs have selected the contract of outfielder/first baseman Efren Navarro, per a club announcement. He’ll take the roster spot just vacated by Anthony Rizzo, who’s headed for what the team hopes to be a brief DL stint. Navarro, who’ll soon turn 32, has seen action in five MLB campaigns. But his next trip to…...
  • • Injury Notes: Rizzo, Kiermaier, Mariners, Wieters, Odor, Morales, Martinez
    Anthony Rizzo’s back issues have forced the Cubs to place him on the 10-day DL, as Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Tribune tweeted and has since been announced. But it seems there’s little reason to anticipate a lengthy absence for the first baseman, who nearly avoided a stint on the shelf altogether. The move was backdated to…...
  • • Anthony Rizzo expected to be placed on DL for first time in career
    Anthony Rizzo is expected to go on the disabled list for the first time in his career.The Chicago Cubs first baseman did not play in the team’s past three games and was not scheduled to be in the lineup on Monday because of tightness in his back.The Chicago Sun Times’ Gordon Wittenmyer reports that the Cubs are expected to place Rizzo on the 10-day...
  • • Cubs put Rizzo (back) on DL, retroactive to Fri.
    The Cubs have placed Anthony Rizzo on the disabled list, retroactive to Friday, as he continues to be bothered by a back injury....
  • • Back issue likely to land Rizzo on DL
    The Cubs are expected to place Anthony Rizzo on the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday, retroactive to last Friday, to give him time to get treatment for his back, which tightened up last week....
  • • Quintana, Cubs blank Brewers to claim series
    No Anthony Rizzo for the third straight game of the Cubs' early-season showdown with the Brewers at Miller Park? No problem, the way Jose Quintana threw the ball on Sunday....
  • • Injury notes: Rizzo dealing with back troubles; JC Ramirez headed to DL
    Mariners first baseman Ryon Healy showed up to the team’s clubhouse today in a walking boot; he twisted his ankle in a postgame workout, says Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times. It’s been described as a “pretty bad sprain”, and Healy will have an MRI soon. The expectation seems to be that he will require a DL stint, though the severity of the injury ...
  • • Rizzo rests ailing back, might miss home opener
    Anthony Rizzo said he's feeling better, but the Cubs first baseman did not start on Sunday and could miss Monday's home opener because of tightness in his lower back....
  • • Anthony Rizzo could miss Cubs’ home opener with back tightness
    A back issue plaguing Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo could cost him the team’s Wrigley Field opener.According to ESPN’s Jesse Rogers, Rizzo will sit out his third straight game on Sunday due to lower back tightness that developed early last week. Rizzo could miss Monday’s home opener, where temperatures are expected to be cold. With the t...
  • • Rizzo held out of lineup with stiff lower back
    Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo remained sidelined on Saturday because of stiffness in his lower back and was questionable for Sunday's series finale against the Brewers....
  • • Rizzo scratched Friday, day to day with stiff back
    Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was scratched from Friday's lineup against the Brewers because of tightness in his lower back and is listed as day to day. Manager Joe Maddon said Rizzo may also skip Saturday's game against the Brewers....
  • • 15 biggest studs and duds from MLB's first week
    The opening week of the 2018 MLB season has come and gone. It was far more kind to some than it was to others. A number of high profile players reminded us of just how good they are. Similarly, others are still waiting to give us that reminder.A big season from Bryce Harper could help him earn $500 million at the end of the year. He’s off to a good...
  • • Cubs come out slugging vs. Fish
    Ian Happ launched the season with a leadoff home run off Jose Urena, and the Cubs continued capitalizing on the long ball Thursday. Anthony Rizzo and Kyle Schwarber each connected, and Chicago pulled away to an 8-4 win over the Marlins on Opening Day at Marlins Park....
  • • Special Opening Day hits close to home for Rizzo
    Anthony Rizzo took advantage of the Cubs' opening the regular season near his hometown of Parkland, Fla., by going to watch his high school baseball team play. But it was a trip that was both uplifting and sad because he was reminded of the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School....
  • • Anthony Rizzo’s Family Joins Florida March
    Anthony Rizzo might be 2300 miles from his Florida home, but that didn’t stop the Chicago Cubs first baseman from making his voice heard on Saturday. The family of the 2007 Stoneman Douglas High School graduate joined the March for Our Lives in Parkland. Rizzo wasn’t alone in his praise of Saturday’s nationwide rallies. Top athletes (past and prese...

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