Anthony Rizzo 44 | First Base

Chicago Cubs

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Sat. Apr 19, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Rizzo was removed from Saturday's game with back spasms but is OK, Carrie Muskat of reports. Impact: Rizzo made it seven innings, before his back starting acting up, and it sounds like his removal was largely precautionary. That said, manager Rick Renteria was non-committal when asked about Rizzo's status for Sunday, saying "we'll see."(RotoWire, )
Sat. Apr 19, 2014
News: Rizzo hit two singles in four at-bats Friday, upping his batting average to .345. Impact: Though the Cubs are struggling to score runs, it's not Rizzo's fault, as he has a hit in 10 of his last 11 games. More importantly, he's making contact, as he has struck out just once in his last 23 at-bats. Not bad for someone who struck out 127 times and hit just .233 last year.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Apr 17, 2014
News: Rizzo went 3 for 7 in Wednesday's DH. Impact: Don't use Rizzo this weekend if you are wary since he is a career .193 hitter against the Reds.(STATS, 5:17pm)
Apr 13, 2014
News: Rizzo was 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in the first inning, but the Cubs weren't able to hang on to the early lead, falling 6-4 to the Cardinals on Sunday. Impact: Rizzo is off to a solid start to the season, hitting .319/.389/.489 with two home runs and eight RBI through the Cubs' first 12 games.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Apr 10, 2014
News: Rizzo matched a career high with four hits, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 on Wednesday night despite allowing five solo home runs. Impact: Rizzo, batting .375, is 10 for 15 (.667) during a personal-best string of four multihit performances.(STATS, 5:24pm)
Thu. Apr 10, 2014
News: Rizzo had four hits Wednesday, his fourth multi-hit game in a row. Impact: Though he has only one home run in 32 at-bats this year, a .375/.459/.531 slash line is a nice start at the plate. The power will come.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Apr 3, 2014
News: Rizzo hit his first homer in Wednesday's 4-3 16-inning loss at Pittsburgh. Impact: Rizzo's long ball was also his first hit. He's just 1 for 9 through the first two games.(STATS, 5:18pm)
Anthony Rizzo
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 3"  Wt: 240  Age: 24
Bats: L  Throws: L
Born: 8/8/1989, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
College: None
Debut: 2011
Salary: $1,535,714
Injury Status
No Current Injury