It looked like Anthony Rizzo had just lifted a relatively routine fly to the gap in left-center. And then it didn’t. Left fielder Adam Duvall and center fielder Billy Hamilton were converging on the play and it looked at first as if there might be a collision. Hamilton appeared to wave his teammate off, but Duvall kept charging. The slight center fielder slid to make the catch...
Via Cubs Insider
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The Chicago Cubs opened the floodgates fairly early on Wednesday against the Cincinnati Reds, scoring three runs in the first inning before recording an out. All three of those runs were scored on Anthony Rizzo's inside-the-park home run, which caromed off of Billy Hamilton's face as he attempted to make a sliding catch.The ball appeared to glance off of left fielder Adam Duvall...
CINCINNATI — Anthony Rizzo saw the ball ricochet across the outfield and kicked his legs into high gear, deciding he was going to try to touch `em
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3 hours ago
CINCINNATI (AP) Anthony Rizzo legged out his first inside-the-park homer on Wednesday - another unusual moment in a series full of oddities - and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 for a three-game sweep that got them back on solid footing after a rough week. The Cubs went 1-6 last week, hurt by an injury-depleted lineup and a balky bullpen. With thousands of Cubs fans...
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Here’s an absolutely bonkers sequence of events in the world of baseball. In Wednesday’s afternoon matchup between the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds, Anthony Rizzo hit what appeared to be a routine pop fly to left field. Reds outfielders Billy Hamilton and Adam Duvall both aggressively went for the ball, but got crossed up. Duvall outright missed the ball, and it slid past...
Anthony Rizzo drove in three runs in the first inning against the Reds on Wednesday with an inside-the-park home run, the first of his career.
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Who is the best hitter in the National League? The easy and “right” answer, insomuch as one exists, is Bryce Harper, as we’re mere months removed from watching him put up the best season at the plate by a 22-year-old since Ted Williams. But with Harper currently producing at the plate at a rate more comparable to guys like Odubel Herrera and Stephen Piscotty, it’s natural...
In the eighth inning of a game that required 15 frames to decide on Tuesday, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo went onto a tarp and partly into the stands to help preserve a 2-1 lead.The play happened when Reds shortstop Zack Cozart chopped a ball high over the first base line. Watch Rizzo in action:Now look at the faces of Reds fans on varying positions along the excitement-horror...
Anthony Rizzo jokingly writes Father's Day card to David Ross.
Although they are separated by 13 years, Anthony Rizzo and David Ross are teammates with the Chicago Cubs. There has to be a Father’s Day joke in there somewhere, right? Of course there is. Ross, who sports a distinguished gray beard and could easily be half of his teammates’ dad, received a Father’s Day card from Rizzo over the weekend. Great team win but highlight of...
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