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Tue Aug 1505:111B Anthony Rizzo 3-5 on Monday with homer, run scored and season...
1B Anthony Rizzo went 3-for-5 on Monday with a homer, a run scored and season-high five RBIs, the most since April 7, 2016, at Arizona when he had six. It was Rizzo's fourth career game with at least five RBIs and his first with a homer since Aug. 1. He had just one RBI in his previous 11 games.
Wed Aug 906:011B Anthony Rizzo celebrated 28th birthday Tuesday by going 1-4 w...
1B Anthony Rizzo celebrated his 28th birthday Tuesday by going 1-for-4 with a fourth-inning single. Rizzo ranks 14th on the Cubs all-time list with 159 home runs, third most all-time by a left-handed hitter behind only Billy Williams (392) and Bill Nicholson (205). Rizzo has the third most homers in franchise history on his 28th birthday, trailing only Hall of Famers Ron Santo (198) and Ernie Banks (183).
Fri Aug 405:301B Anthony Rizzo 2-3 with run scored in Thursday's 10-8 loss to ...
1B Anthony Rizzo went 2-for-3 with a run scored in Thursday's 10-8 loss to the Diamondbacks. Rizzo, who had two singles and walked twice, has reached base at least three times in six of his last nine games. Rizzo also has a .571 on-base percentage during that span and has reached in 24 of his 42 plate appearances.
Wed Aug 206:031B Anthony Rizzo 3-5 with two homers -- 25th and 26th of season ...
1B Anthony Rizzo went 3-for-5 with two homers -- his 25th and 26th of the season -- scored three runs and collected three RBIs. He became only the third Cubs left-handed batter with four 25-homer seasons, joining Billy Williams (10 times) and Bill Nicholson (five). It was his second multi-homer game this season and 15th of his career.
Mon Jul 3103:061B Anthony Rizzo out of lineup Sunday due to back stiffness
1B Anthony Rizzo was out of the lineup Sunday due to back stiffness. Backup catcher Victor Caratini filled in at first base. Rizzo felt the back tighten up during a warm-up swing Saturday. He hopes to be available to play Tuesday when the Cubs open a three-game series with the Diamondbacks.
Fri Jul 2804:091B Anthony Rizzo slammed team-leading 24th home run on Thursday ...
1B Anthony Rizzo slammed his team-leading 24th home run on Thursday night in a 6-3 win over the White Sox. Rizzo turned on a pitch high in the strike zone and launched a towering home run an estimated 432 feet into the right field bleachers. He is hitting .261 with 24 homers and 67 RBIs in 100 games.
Thu Jul 2703:281B Anthony Rizzo, who had four RBIs in Wednesday's victory over ...
1B Anthony Rizzo, who had four RBIs in Wednesday's victory over the Chicago White Sox, wasn't thrilled Wednesday about having to discuss an animated conversation between himself and pitcher John Lackey that television captured during the Cubs' win over the White Sox on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Rizzo called characterizations of the conversation "uneducated speculation" and said, it was just talk between friends. "That's what's good about this team," Rizzo said. "When you have friends, you can talk to them and it's not going to be anything more than friends talking to friends."
Mon Jul 2422:261B Anthony RIzzo 1-3 with double, walk and hit by pitch in first...
1B Anthony RIzzo was 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and was hit by a pitch in the first inning. It was his second consecutive plate appearance over two days in which he was beaned. He has reached base three times in 23 games this season, tied for fourth most in the NL.
Sun Jul 2301:18MLB roundup: Dodgers beat Braves, snap slide
LOS ANGELES -- Corey Seager, Chase Utley and Chris Taylor homered, and Rich Hill pitched 6 1/3 strong innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium.Hill (7-4) struck out eight and allowed two runs and six hits. Los Angeles snapped a two-game slide after winning 11 in a row.Taylor also delivered a two-run triple in the eighth inning to provide the final margin. His home run made it 4-2 in the seventh.Julio Teheran (7-8) gave up four runs and nine hits, including three solo home runs, in 6 1/3 innings. He struck out six and walked one.Indians 2, Blue Jays 1 (10 innings)CLEVELAND -- Francisco Lindor's home run leading off the bottom of the 10th inning lifted Cleveland over Toronto.Lindor hit a 3-2 pitch from reliever Danny Barnes (2-3) over the right field wall for his 15th home run. Bryan Shaw (3-4) got the last out of the top of the 10th to get the win.Indians starter Danny Salazar, in his first major league appearan... [More]
Sat Jul 2223:58MLB roundup: Rizzo rallies Cubs past Cardinals
CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead double in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs scored three runs to rally in their 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday at Wrigley Field.The Cubs tied the score in the eighth with Ben Zobrist's RBI double and Kris Bryant's broken-bat, RBI single.Paul DeJong and Randal Grichuk hit back-to-back home runs off Jon Lester (7-6) in the eighth inning to put the Cardinals ahead. DeJong smacked a two-out solo shot to left field for his 11th of the season before Grichuk connected on his 11th.St. Louis starter Adam Wainwright threw seven scoreless innings before being charged with two runs in the eighth. He gave up four hits and no walks and struck out three.Indians 2, Blue Jays 1 (10 innings)CLEVELAND -- Francisco Lindor's home run leading off the bottom of the 10th inning lifted Cleveland over Toronto.Lindor hit a 3-2 pitch from reliever Danny Barnes (2-3) over the right field wall for his 15th home run. Bryan Shaw (3-4) got the last out ... [More]
Sat Jul 2222:59MLB roundup: Rizzo rallies Cubs past Cardinals
CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead double in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs scored three runs to rally in their 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday at Wrigley field.The Cubs tied the score in the eighth with Ben Zobrist's RBI double and Kris Bryant's broken-bat, RBI single.Paul DeJong and Randal Grichuk hit back-to-back home runs off Jon Lester (7-6) in the eighth inning to put the Cardinals ahead. DeJong smacked a two-out solo shot to left field for his 11th of the season before Grichuk connected on his 11th.Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright threw seven scoreless innings before being charged with two runs in the eighth. He gave up four hits and no walks and struck out three.Giants 5, Padres 4 (12)SAN FRANCISCO -- Nick Hundley drove in Kelby Tomlinson with a single to the base of the fence in left field with two outs in the 12th inning, giving San Francisco a victory over San Diego.Eduardo Nunez drove in two runs with three hits and the San Francisco bullpen pitched six innings of one-hit ball, helping the Giants beat the Padres for just the second time in their last nine meetings at AT&T Park.Wil Myers homered for the second straight day for the Padres, who posted a 12-9, 11-inning win over the Giants on Friday.
Tue Jul 1803:421B Anthony Rizzo homered for third straight game, giving him 23 ...
1B Anthony Rizzo homered for the third straight game, giving him 23 for the season. It's the second-time he has homered in three straight games. Rizzo also had a walk and improved his batting average to .260.
Sun Jul 1603:431B Anthony Rizzo just keeps on giving Chicago plenty of power wi...
1B Anthony Rizzo just keeps on giving Chicago plenty of power with his bat. Rizzo did it again in Saturday's victory, hitting a long solo homer to center in the eighth inning, his team-high 21st of the season.
Sat Jul 804:011B Anthony Rizzo slammed two-run homer in fifth inning for 20th ...
1B Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer in the fifth inning for his 20th home run of the season. It's the fifth straight season he has had 20-plus and third time with at least 20 before the All-Star break. His 22 career homers against the Pirates are tied for his most against any team. He also has 22 against the Reds.
Thu Jul 604:511B Anthony Rizzo 2-3 with two walks on Wednesday against Tampa B...
1B Anthony Rizzo was 2-for-3 with two walks on Wednesday against the Tampa Bay Rays, reaching base four times while driving in two runs. He has a .509 OPB at Wrigley Field since May 7 and has reached base 99 times overall since that date, second most in the National League.
Tue Jun 2704:001B Anthony Rizzo hit second on Monday after he had been hitting ...
1B Anthony Rizzo hit second on Monday after he had been hitting first for the past few weeks for the Cubs. But Rizzo entered the game 2-for-20 against Washington starter Gio Gonzalez, and he was 0-for-2 against the lefty Monday and ended the night 1-for-4.
Mon Jun 2602:161B Anthony Rizzo 1-4 on Sunday against Miami and batting .333 in...
1B Anthony Rizzo went 1-for-4 on Sunday against Miami and is batting .333 in 11 games since moving to the leadoff spot. That includes two doubles, one triple, four homers, nine runs scored, 11 RBIs and six walks.
Thu Jun 2204:521B Anthony Rizzo 0-4 and saw career-high 14-game hitting streak ...
1B Anthony Rizzo was 0-for-4 and saw a career-high 14-game hitting streak snapped Wednesday. He also did not reach base as leadoff batter for the first time in eight games atop the Cubs order. He was the first Cub to reach base to lead off in seven straight games since Richie Ashburn between June 28-July 3, 1960.
Wed Jun 2104:001B Anthony Rizzo 1-3 and hit third leadoff home run of season, a...
1B Anthony Rizzo went 1-for-3 and hit his third leadoff home run of the season, all coming in the last seven games. The homer was also his 17th of the season and 150th as a Cub. He's now hit safely in a career-high 14 straight games. Rizzo will not face any suspension or fine following Monday's home plate collision with Padres C Austin Hedges. But Major League Baseball did conclude that Rizzo's slide violated baseball's home plate collision rules.
Tue Jun 2003:431B Anthony RIzzo 2-3 with triple, bunt single and RBI sacrifice
1B Anthony RIzzo was 2-for-3 with a triple, bunt single and RBI sacrifice. He has now hit safely in a career-high 13-straight games, the longest streak by a Cubs player this season. He has also reached base in 31 of his last 59 plate appearances. RIzzo is batting .326 at home this year. He has now reached base to lead off in six straight games, just the fifth Cubs player to accomplish that since 1946.
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