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Anthony Rizzo

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Cubs | Anthony Rizzo has tight back

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:08:20 -0700

Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo (back) left the game against the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday, Aug. 26, due to lower back tightness. The issue is not considered serious.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chicago Sun-Times - Gordon Wittenmyer

Cubs | Anthony Rizzo has success when swinging at first pitch

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:07:32 -0700

Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo has a major league-leading 10 home runs on the first pitch of an at-bat this season. He's hitting .396 (21-for-57) when he puts the first pitch he sees into play.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chicago Tribune - Mark Gonzales

Cubs | Anthony Rizzo getting a breather

Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:28:15 -0700

Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo (rest) had a scheduled off-day Thursday, Aug. 7.

Fantasy Tip: Be prepared to return Rizzo to your lineups tomorrow.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Carrie Muskat

Cubs | Anthony Rizzo extends to 10

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:47:50 -0700

Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo hit a third-inning single Friday, July 25, to extend his hitting streak to 10 games.

Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners who locked up Rizzo in the middle rounds this spring are reaping the rewards of a monster season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNChicago.com - Jesse Rogers

Cubs | Anthony Rizzo hits two more out

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:23:13 -0700

Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs Tuesday, July 22.

Fantasy Tip: He has hit three in two days and five homers in five days.

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Cubs | Anthony Rizzo sends two out

Sat, 19 Jul 2014 04:51:51 -0700

Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs Friday, July 18, to tie Miami Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton for the National League lead with 22.

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MLB | Two more added to ASG

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:00:21 -0700

Chicago White Sox SP Chris Sale and Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo have both been added to the All-Star game as the final vote winners.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chicago Tribune - Paul Sullivan

Cubs | Anthony Rizzo provides only spark

Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:45:34 -0700

Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo swatted a solo home run Wednesday, July 9, against the Cincinnati Reds, the team's only offense in a 4-1 setback.

Fantasy Tip: Rizzo is one of the finalists for the 2014 All-Star Final Vote in the National League, and this could give him a bump before the winner is announced Thursday. As far as fantasy value, Rizzo has 20 homers and continues to give his owners plenty of things to smile about, All-Star or not.

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MLB | Five NL players vying for final All-Star roster spot

Sun, 06 Jul 2014 18:07:24 -0700

Colorado Rockies 1B Justin Morneau, Washington Nationals 2B Anthony Rendon, Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo, Miami Marlins 3B Casey McGehee and Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton are the five candidates for the final roster spot on the National League team for the 2014 All-Star Game.

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Cubs | Anthony Rizzo crushing lefties

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 07:01:42 -0700

Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo is hitting .344 with five homers in 61 at-bats against left-handers this season. He hit just .189 with seven homers in 189 at-bats against lefties last season. "I feel more comfortable against them now and it's the best I've ever hit left-handers at any level," Rizzo said. "I don't know if I'll ever figure lefties out - or right-handers, either - but I do feel confident against them."

Fantasy Tip: Rizzo is hitting .284-13-36 in what is looking like a breakout season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press