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  • • Potential landing spots for Cubs stars: Kris Bryant to NL East; Anthony Rizzo joins rising AL squad
    What if the Cubs decide to continue their sell-off? Where might their star veterans land?...2021
  • • Offseason Outlook: Chicago Cubs
    With a reduced payroll looming and many core pieces entering contract years, will the Cubs finally engineer a shake-up? Guaranteed Contracts Yu Darvish, SP: $62MM through 2023, or $65MM if he wins the Cy Young award Jason Heyward, RF: $65MM through 2023 Anthony Rizzo, 1B: $16.5MM through 2021 Craig Kimbrel, RP: $17MM through 2021 Kyle…...2020
  • • MLB Gold Glove 2020: Dodgers' Mookie Betts, Cubs' Anthony Rizzo among big winners
    These are the top defenders in MLB...2020
  • • MLB free agency: Corey Kluber, Jon Lester, Chris Archer have options declined; Cubs keep Anthony Rizzo
    Kluber, Jon Lester, Brad Hand and others are free agents, but the Cubs are reportedly likely to keep Rizzo...2020
  • • Cubs Plan To Exercise Anthony Rizzo’s Option
    The Cubs bought out left-hander Jon Lester’s option Friday, but first baseman Anthony Rizzo won’t get the same treatment. The team’s planning to pick up his $16.5MM option for 2021, which will be Rizzo’s last season of team control, Patrick Mooney of The Athletic reports. Retaining Rizzo shouldn’t come as a surprise, but as we’ve…...2020
  • Cubs decline option, but Lester hopes to return
    • Cubs decline option, but Lester hopes to return
    While the Cubs declined the $25 million team option on pitcher Jon Lester Friday, they are likely to announce picking up the $16.5 million option on first baseman Anthony Rizzo before a Sunday deadline, sources told ESPN's Jesse Rogers....2020
  • • David Ross says Tejay Antone threw at Anthony Rizzo intentionally
    Ross was convinced that Reds pitcher Tejay Antone was throwing at Rizzo....2020
  • • Cubs enjoying hot start and embracing possibility this is their core's last season together
    Anthony Rizzo admitted the players know this could be it...2020
  • • Cubs star Anthony Rizzo blasts MLB for lack of player safety protocols during rain delays
    The Cubs game against the Reds on Thursday was postponed due to rain...2020
  • • Cubs' Rizzo gives opponent sanitizer at first base
    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo brought pandemic courtesy to the baseball field on Friday as he offered hand sanitizer to Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia after a third-inning single on Friday....2020

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Anthony Rizzo injury and suspension

  • • Cubs Plan To Exercise Anthony Rizzo’s Option
    The Cubs bought out left-hander Jon Lester’s option Friday, but first baseman Anthony Rizzo won’t get the same treatment. The team’s planning to pick up his $16.5MM option for 2021, which will be Rizzo’s last season of team control, Patrick Mooney of The Athletic reports. Retaining Rizzo shouldn’t come as a surprise, but as we’ve…...2020
  • • Anthony Rizzo Dealing With Rib Inflammation
    Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is battling an injury that could jeopardize his chances of being in the team’s lineup on Opening Day, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports. Rizzo underwent an MRI on Wednesday that confirmed rib head swelling on his left side. He’s dealing with back spasms as a result of the…...2020
  • • Anthony Rizzo backs Joe Maddon amid hot seat talk
    Joe Maddon has enjoyed tremendous success in his four seasons as manager of the Chicago Cubs, but there has been some talk about his World Series championship and NL Manager of the Year Award not being enough for him to keep his job next year. At least one of Maddon’s star players thinks that is ludicrous.After the Cubs lost the NL Wild Card Game in 13 innings on Tuesday, slugger Anthony Rizzo was...2018
  • • Clint Hurdle gives cryptic answer to question about Anthony Rizzo retaliation
    Monday’s game between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates included Chicago first baseman Anthony Rizzo sliding into the leg of Pittsburgh catcher Elias Diaz. MLB has since deemed the slide illegal.Might some retaliation be coming later in the series? When asked, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle merely noted Rizzo’s tendency to get hit by pitches. Not exactly a hard denial.Indeed, Rizzo does have a...2018
  • • Injury Notes: Kahnle, Drury, Shoemaker, Goodwin, Rendon, Burnette
    As expected, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was activated from the DL after a minimal time away from the team. But plenty of other players are still hurting, so we’ll take a spin around the league to catch up on the latest injury news of note: Yankees righty Tommy Kahnle is heading to the DL with shoulder…...2018
  • • Cubs' Anthony Rizzo blames Cincinnati bed for back injury, will take fewer swings in order to heal
    Rizzo believes his back tightness stems from a bad hotel room bed...2018
  • • Anthony Rizzo blames bad back, trip to DL on hotel bed
    The Chicago Cubs on Tuesday morning announced that first baseman Anthony Rizzo was placed on the 10-day DL with “lower back tightness.” But it’s what Rizzo is blaming his latest bout with back troubles on is what makes this a quintessentially odd MLB injury story. Rizzo believes his bed at the team hotel during a recent visit to Cincinnati to play the Reds may have been the cause. “I think the nex...2018
  • • Cubs reportedly expected to place Anthony Rizzo on disabled list with back injury
    The All-Star first baseman is dealing with a back problem...2018
  • • 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....2018
  • • 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....2018

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Anthony Rizzo lifestyle

  • • Cubs' Anthony Rizzo gets engaged
    It’s wedding season for the Chicago Cubs.Kris Bryant got married in January, and five months later, teammate Anthony Rizzo popped the question.Rizzo posted a photo on Twitter Thursday sharing the news of his engagement, which came on an off day for his Cubs. The proposal appears to have taken place on the water, based on the photos. The Cubs first baseman shared a few more photos on Instagram, inc...2017
  • • Why Stop at One: Cubs' Near-Future Window to World Series Riches Wide Open
    2016
  • • Corey Kluber Leading Indians Arms in Crushing Cubs' World Series Dreams
    2016
  • • World Series 2016: Schedule and Predictions for Indians vs. Cubs Game 5
    2016
  • • Wrigley's Surreal, Rowdy World Series Return Can't Keep Cubs from Falling Behind
    2016
  • • Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and the Cubs Building the 'New-Age' MLB Star
    2016
  • • Rizzo's intangibles impress Maddon the most
    Joe Maddon discovered very early that Anthony Rizzo could eat. Shortly after Maddon was hired as the Cubs manager, he treated the first baseman to dinner at his restaurant in Tampa, Fla. What Maddon also discovered in his first year with Rizzo was more than his ability to deliver clutch hits or do the splits at first to grab a throw....2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Fifty-Six Reasons to Pay Attention in Spring Training
    2016
  • • Cubs' Sterling Young Core Showing All Kinds of Roads Travel to Wrigley Field
    2015
  • • It's No Joke: The New-Look Cubs Are Ready to Win and Win Big in 2015
    2015

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Anthony Rizzo trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Offseason Outlook: Chicago Cubs
    With a reduced payroll looming and many core pieces entering contract years, will the Cubs finally engineer a shake-up? Guaranteed Contracts Yu Darvish, SP: $62MM through 2023, or $65MM if he wins the Cy Young award Jason Heyward, RF: $65MM through 2023 Anthony Rizzo, 1B: $16.5MM through 2021 Craig Kimbrel, RP: $17MM through 2021 Kyle…...2020
  • • MLB free agency: Corey Kluber, Jon Lester, Chris Archer have options declined; Cubs keep Anthony Rizzo
    Kluber, Jon Lester, Brad Hand and others are free agents, but the Cubs are reportedly likely to keep Rizzo...2020
  • • Cubs decline option, but Lester hopes to return
    While the Cubs declined the $25 million team option on pitcher Jon Lester Friday, they are likely to announce picking up the $16.5 million option on first baseman Anthony Rizzo before a Sunday deadline, sources told ESPN's Jesse Rogers....2020
  • • Cubs' Rizzo gives opponent sanitizer at first base
    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo brought pandemic courtesy to the baseball field on Friday as he offered hand sanitizer to Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia after a third-inning single on Friday....2020
  • • 'We have to stay connected': Anthony Rizzo on missing Opening Day
    The Cubs star offers advice about staying active and helping others during these trying circumstances on the day a new baseball season would have started....2020
  • • Reviewing the Chicago Cubs' 2020 offseason
    The Cubs declined to pull the trigger on a significant trade and chose to spend next to nothing in free agency. Major League Signings Steven Souza Jr., RF: one year, $1M Ryan Tepera, RP: one year, $900K (split contract).  Could remain under control for 2021 as an arbitration eligible player Jeremy Jeffress, RP: one year, $850K Dan Winkler, RP: one year, $750K (split contract).  Could remain under ...2020
  • • Watch: Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo trolls Astros during at-bat
    The Houston Astros are going to take plenty of shots this year from opponents. While fastballs to the body will hurt, this savage troll comment by Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo will probably leave a mark, too. During ESPN’s broadcast of the Cubs' spring training game, Rizzo was mic’d up and offered a nice, subtle shot at the Astros and their cheating system of banging trash cans. Rizzo ...2020
  • • Ricketts: Avoiding luxury tax penalties 'not the defining factor' of Cubs' offseason
    The Cubs have done surprisingly little this offseason to date. Despite being amidst a four-team race in the NL Central, their only external additions to the 40-man roster have been Casey Sadler, Jharel Cotton and CD Pelham. If anything, much of the conversation the past few months has revolved around whether the Cubs could subtract from their roster. Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras have emerged ...2020
  • • Cubs GM offers ominous quote on team's chances of extending core players
    As Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer reportedly aims to make a big move for the offseason ends, he hinted at exactly why a star could be traded with an ominous quote on Friday. During his appearance on Chicago’s 670 The Score, Hoyer indicated that the Cubs are past the point where the organization could land an extension with most of their core players. While he didn’t mention them by name, s...2020
  • • Remaining needs: NL Central
    We’re nearly halfway through what has been a vastly more active offseason than we saw in either of the past two winters. We’ve already checked in on the NL East, AL West, and AL Central. Next up: the National League Central. Chicago Cubs Welp … it’s hard to know what to say here. If the baseball operations department is as hard up for cash as reports indicate, then it’s difficult to pinpoint oppor...2019

Anthony Rizzo stats and results

  • • Anthony Rizzo Dealing With Rib Inflammation
    Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is battling an injury that could jeopardize his chances of being in the team’s lineup on Opening Day, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports. Rizzo underwent an MRI on Wednesday that confirmed rib head swelling on his left side. He’s dealing with back spasms as a result of the…...2020
  • • Watch: Cubs blast two mammoth homers in first inning
    Chicago Cubs All-Star catcher Willson Contreras isn’t necessarily known for his power. The backstop does have some pop, but it’s not like he’s hit a ton of massive homers. That changed Friday afternoon against Tyler Skaggs and the Los Angeles Angels. Just check out this solo blast Contreras hit in the first inning. It went completely out of Wrigley Field and landed on Waveland. The @Cubs are crush...2019
  • • 10 MLB players looking to avoid another slow April in 2019
    It’s been well-established around these parts that baseball is a marathon, not a sprint. Playing 162 games in about 180-ish days over the course of six months can be a grind. It’s important to stay mentally strong, regardless of the situation. If a player gets off to a bad start, that doesn’t necessarily mean he’s doomed to have a rough year. The same goes for players who get their respective seas...2019
  • • Report: Cubs open-minded on trade proposals, including Kris Bryant
    Amid fairly consistent reports on the Cubs’ limited payroll capacity this offseason, ESPN’s Buster Olney reports that the team is taking an open-minded approach to the trade market. Per the report, the team is willing to listen to offers on virtually anyone on the roster — even star third baseman Kris Bryant. Needless to say, the fact that the Cubs evidently won’t hang up on rival organizations th...2018
  • • 10 struggling MLB stars set to break out
    Established MLB stars like Mike Trout, Mookie Betts, Manny Machado and Justin Verlander have all thrived in 2018. But a number of other big name players have had a hard time over the first two months of the MLB season. There is some good news, though. The future looks a lot brighter.Guys like Anthony Rizzo and Paul Goldschmidt have struggled so much compared to what we’ve seen that logically, a st...2018
  • • 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 the plate will only be his 350th at the game’s highest level. Navarro carries a career ....2018
  • • MLB Friday scores, highlights, updates, news: Rizzo nearly hits another leadoff homer
    Anthony Rizzo is getting things started from the leadoff spot again. That story and more is in Friday's daily MLB recap...2017
  • • Ten struggling MLB stars desperate to turn season around
    May is a complicated month on the MLB calendar. There’s still a lot of baseball to be played — well more than half of the season, in fact. But the stats we see can no longer be chalked up to just a crazy first few weeks. They have to be taken seriously. Granted, there’s still time for struggling MLB stars to turn things around. But it’s time to start making that happen.So, who are those struggling...2017
  • • Ten MLB stars that would love to hit restart button on 2017 season
    The MLB season is still in its infancy stages, so it’s important to not overreact to anything we see. Still, for some MLB stars, things haven’t gone according to plan.So, who are those guys? Should we really be worried about guys like Anthony Rizzo, Miguel Cabrera and Yoenis Cespedes? What about former Blue Jay teammates Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista? What pitchers could most use a reset?The...2017
  • • Ten MLB stars that would love to hit restart button on 2017 season
    The MLB season is still in its infancy stages, so it’s important to not overreact to anything we see. Still, for some MLB stars, things haven’t gone according to plan.So, who are those guys? Should we really be worried about guys like Anthony Rizzo, Miguel Cabrera and Yoenis Cespedes? What about former Blue Jay teammates Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista? What pitchers could most use a reset?The...2017

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  • • Watch: Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo trolls Astros during at-bat
    2020
  • • Anthony Rizzo backs Joe Maddon amid hot seat talk
    2018
  • • Cubs clinching playoffs nearly suffered new Bartman incident
    The Chicago Cubs clinched a spot in the postseason courtesy of Wednesday’s victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field. There were some tense moments, however, that likely had Cubs fans experiencing traumatic flashbacks to the notorious Steve Bartman incident. The play in question occurred with one on and one out in the ninth inning. Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli flared a foul pop-up...2018
  • • Does Joe Maddon teach his players to slide dirty?
    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon is renowned as one of the best in the sport. He is highly regarded for his hilarious quotes about his own players, player safety and just seems to be genuinely loved all around.Perhaps after the latest questionable slide by Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo into the leg of Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz, it’s time to think about Maddon’s reputation in ...2018
  • • 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 present) from across sports took to social media to len...2018
  • • Anthony Rizzo on MLB teams wearing Stoneman Douglas caps: ‘Much appreciated’
    Anthony Rizzo says it’s “much appreciated” how all 30 MLB teams will don Stoneman Douglas baseball caps ahead of and potentially during exhibition games Friday. The massacre last week in which 17 students and staff lost their lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hit close to home for Rizzo. The Chicago Cubs first baseman is a native of and still lives in Parkland, Fla., and attended the s...2018
  • • Rizzo returns, reflects on somber trip home
    Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo said it was important for him to go home to Parkland, Fla., to be with family and neighbors after the horrific shooting at his high school last week in which 17 people were killed....2018
  • • Maddon lauds Rizzo for speech at prayer vigil
    It was important for Anthony Rizzo to return home to to Parkland, Fla., to speak to friends and family after a horrific shooting at the Cubs first baseman's alma mater, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, manager Joe Maddon said Friday....2018
  • • Rizzo heads home after tragedy at alma mater
    Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was headed home to Parkland, Fla., on Thursday to be with his family and the community after the tragic shooting at his alma mater, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School....2018
  • • Rizzo enjoys time with kids at Play Ball event
    Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo threw plastic balls to boys and girls at the plate. He whiffed at balls thrown by Hailey Dawson, the Nevada girl who will throw the ceremonial first pitch for Saturday's Game 4 of the World Series, using her custom-made gold World Series hand....2017

Top Anthony Rizzo news

  • • Rizzo humbled by Clemente Award honor
    Anthony Rizzo never forgot how difficult it was for his parents to deal with the news that their son had cancer, and that sparked the Cubs first baseman's efforts to help other families cope with the horrible disease....2017
  • • Dodgers slowed by Cubs' fast start in G4 loss
    With Clayton Kershaw and Rich Hill out of the way temporarily, the Cubs went back to being the Cubs on Wednesday night. Slumping Addison Russell and Anthony Rizzo homered in a 10-2 blowout win over the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium to deadlock the best-of-seven National League Championship Series at two games apiece....2016
  • • Braves fall short in slugfest vs. Cubs
    The Cubs' second-half offensive surge continued on Saturday at Wrigley Field as Rene Rivera smacked his first career grand slam, Anthony Rizzo reached 100 RBIs with a bases-clearing triple and Javier Baez added a solo home run and RBI double to post a 14-12 victory over the Braves for Chicago's sixth straight win....2017
  • • Lester, Rizzo lead Cubs in 5-HR, 16-run rout
    Jon Lester hit his first Major League home run, notched his 2,000th career strikeout and got homers from Anthony Rizzo, Ian Happ and Javier Baez, to post a 16-4 victory over the D-backs on Tuesday night and continue the Cubs' hot second-half run....2017
  • • Cards' Central lead cut as Cubs gain ground
    Having watched his club be swept and outscored, 15-4, during a June visit to St. Louis, Cubs manager Joe Maddon hoped they would make a September statement upon returning to Busch Stadium for a series budding with playoff implications. Consider that challenge met, as the Cubs, despite a spirited comeback attempt by the Cardinals, held on for an 8-5 victory Tuesday night behind seven RBIs from Star...2015
  • • Cards rally, but Central lead down to 4 1/2
    Having watched his club be swept and outscored, 15-4, during a June visit to St. Louis, Cubs manager Joe Maddon hoped they would make a September statement upon returning to Busch Stadium for a series budding with playoff implications. Consider that challenge met, as the Cubs, despite a spirited comeback attempt by the Cardinals, held on for an 8-5 victory Tuesday night behind seven RBIs from Star...2015
  • • Rizzo knocks in 6, but Cubs lose Schwarber
    Anthony Rizzo tied his career-high with six RBIs as the Cubs had 14 runs on 14 hits, but they lost left fielder Kyle Schwarber to a left ankle sprain in the second inning....2016
  • • Lester, 5 HRs spur Cubs to 7th straight
    Dexter Fowler, Kyle Schwarber and Anthony Rizzo each homered in the fifth inning, and Schwarber added another two-run shot in the seventh plus an RBI single in the eighth, backing Jon Lester and powering the Cubs to a 9-2 victory Thursday over the Brewers at Wrigley Field for their 13th win in the past 14 games....2015
  • • Four HRs, 8-run frame fuel Cubs' rout vs. D-backs
    Addison Russell connected on two home runs and Anthony Rizzo hit a grand slam to power the Cubs' offense in an 14-5 win over the D-backs on Friday at Wrigley Field. Rookie Javier Baez added his first home run of the season during an eight-run fifth inning in which 11 Cubs came to the plate....2015
  • • Q&K: Quintana fans 12 in dazzling debut win
    Jose Quintana made a great first impression on the Cubs, who did their best to welcome him. Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo each belted two-run homers and rookie Ian Happ smacked a two-run double to back Quintana in his debut, an 8-0 Interleague victory on Sunday over the Orioles at Camden Yards....2017
  • • Cubs pounce on Crew for 5th straight win
    Anthony Rizzo and Jorge Soler each drove in two runs Tuesday night to help Dan Haren pick up his 150th career win and first with the Cubs, who beat the mistake-prone Brewers, 6-3, for their fifth straight win and 11th in the past 12 games....2015
  • • Cubs edge White Sox for eighth straight win
    Chris Coghlan homered twice and Anthony Rizzo launched the go-ahead blast in the fifth after Coghlan's second shot to give the Cubs a 6-5 victory over the White Sox before 36,386 at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday afternoon....2015
  • • Schwarber hits 2 HRs, RBI 3B in Cubs' win
    The Cubs and White Sox staged a crosstown home run derby on Thursday night, with the north side squad coming out on top. Anthony Rizzo smacked a solo homer, and Kyle Schwarber added a two-run shot, a solo blast and an RBI triple to power the Cubs to a 6-3 Interleague victory over the White Sox. Willy Garcia and Jose Abreu homered -- Abreu twice -- for the Sox....2017
  • • Braves stymied in series opener against Cubs
    Anthony Rizzo smacked a three-run homer in the third and Addison Russell added a solo shot in the fourth to back Jake Arrieta and power the Cubs to a 7-1 victory over the Braves on Thursday night, snapping a three-game losing streak....2015

Anthony Rizzo fantasy rankings and news

  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball Advice - May 17
    John Halpin shares his top daily fantasy baseball DraftKings advice and DFS strategy for May 17. Anthony Rizzo and the Cubs are a solid stacking option tonight....2017
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  • • Cubs vs. Indians: Game 7 Live Stream, TV Schedule and Latest Comments
    2016
  • • Kyle Schwarber's Fluke ACL Tear an Early Test for Cubs' Sky-High Expectations
    2016
  • • Bleacher Report's 2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft Cheat Sheet
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  • • Maikel Franco's Monstrous Spring Signals MLB's Next Big Hitting Star Has Arrived
    2016
  • • Cubs' Shocking Dexter Fowler Steal Boosts Already World Series-Ready Roster
    2016
  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: DraftKings Strategy, DFS Rankings for September 29
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  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: DraftKings Strategy, DFS Rankings for September 22
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  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: Top DraftKings Bargains, Strategy for September 12
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Anthony Rizzo schedule, game

  • • Anthony Rizzo Dealing With Rib Inflammation
    2020
  • • Anthony Rizzo pens essay on missing Opening Day, dealing with ‘strange time’
    Major League Baseball remains at a standstill due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The fact that Opening Day will not go on as scheduled Thursday has really driven home for baseball fans the sobering reality of how COVID-19 has produced disconcerting uncertainty across the globe. In light of Opening Day’s delay being an example of the countless disappointments and disruptions caused by the pan...2020
  • • Yankees P Aroldis Chapman autographed an Astros' trash-can sign
    The Houston Astros have already experienced plenty of trolling from players and fans during spring training. As the fallout continues from their cheating scandal, New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman had a little fun at their expense by signing a trash-can sign. Chapman, who hasn’t been afraid of trolling the Astros, seemed to enjoy the “Houston Trashtros” sign and was more than happy to autogr...2020
  • • Watch: Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo trolls Astros during at-bat
    2020
  • • Cubs' Anthony Rizzo pokes fun at Astros' cheating scheme during spring training at-bat
    Rizzo was mic'd up against the Angels on Monday afternoon...2020
  • • Kris Bryant floats fine system to keep Cubs players accountable
    Kris Bryant floated the idea of instituting a fine system as a motivational tool to keep Chicago Cubs players focused on reversing course following a frustrating and disappointing 2019 campaign that ultimately led to the departure of Joe Maddon. It appears that the assessment of fines has been the talk of spring training at the Cubs’ facilities this month, and Bryant recently laid out why it would...2020
  • • Watch: Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty with rare stolen base
    St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty didn’t have a great initial go at it from the mound Friday afternoon against the Chicago Cubs. He yielded a three-run blast to the red-hot Anthony Rizzo after surrendering consecutive walks in the third inning. But that shouldn’t be the focus here. Instead, Flaherty legitimately stole a base off the Cubs before yielding that three-run blast. It su...2019
  • • Cubs' supporting cast picking up slumping stars
    With Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo failing to produce, Daniel Descalso and the bottom of the lineup have pushed Chicago back toward .500....2019
  • • MLB DFS: Anthony Rizzo and top picks for March 30 DraftKings and FanDuel daily Fantasy baseball lineups
    SportsLine's Mike McClure, a DFS pro with nearly $2M in winnings, gives optimal lineup advice...2019
  • • Cubs clinching playoffs nearly suffered new Bartman incident
    2018

Anthony Rizzo rumors, scandals

  • • Yankees P Aroldis Chapman autographed an Astros' trash-can sign
    2020
  • • Cubs trying to avoid noise from Manny Machado trade rumors
    Much like Manny Machado himself, the Chicago Cubs, linked to trade rumors involving the Baltimore Orioles superstar shortstop, are attempting to avoid all the noise related to the rampant speculation.Things came to a head from the Cubs’ perspective this week as Machado and the Orioles are in the Windy City for a four-game set with the crosstown White Sox, a team also among those believed to be int...2018
  • • Report: Miguel Montero to be DFA’d after calling out Jake Arrieta
    Chicago Cubs backup catcher Miguel Montero reportedly will be designated for assignment in the wake of drama surrounding him calling out Jake Arrieta, per a team source. Montero fanned the flames of controversy by calling out Arrieta after the Washington Nationals netted seven stolen bases in Tuesday’s 6-1 loss, saying in part: “That’s the reason why they were running left and right today because ...2017
  • • MLB MVP 2016: Examining Predictions for AL and NL Award Races
    2016
  • • Rain Delay Speech Helps End Drought as Chicago Cubs Win Historic World Series
    2016
  • • Wrigley's Surreal, Rowdy World Series Return Can't Keep Cubs from Falling Behind
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9 (+6): Droughts, Edges in a Cubs-Indians World Series
    2016
  • • World Series 2016 Schedule: Dates, Known TV Coverage and More Details
    2016
  • • Rizzo, Russell's Awakening Is Great Sign for Cubs' NLCS Hopes
    2016
  • • Cubs vs. Dodgers: NLCS Game 5 Live Stream Schedule, Preview and Pick
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