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Mon, 13 May 2013 05:10:43 -0700
Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo agreed to a seven-year, $41 million deal through 2019 with two $14.5 million club options, sources say. The total value could be worth $68 million, and escalators could push it to $73 million. He would not receive a $2 million buyout if both options are exercised.
Sat, 27 Apr 2013 09:59:32 -0700
Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo went 3-for-4 with two home runs and four RBIs against the Miami Marlins Friday, April 26. It was the second multi-homer game of his career. He currently has eight homers, breaking the club record of most home runs in franchise history by a left-handed batter during the month of April. Billy Williams (1970) and Henry Rodriguez (2000) shared the previous mark of seven.
Tue, 23 Apr 2013 00:09:39 -0700
Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum came out and said players would not be tolerated on the team if they engaged in lackluster play, even singling out SS Starlin Castro and 1B Anthony Rizzo. The players were mentioned as part of Sveum's overall disappointment with errors and bad hitting, among other categories.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 20:10:03 -0700
Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo is expected to rejoin the team Saturday, March 16. He was away for the World Baseball Classic playing for Team Italy, but they have been eliminated from competition.
Wed, 13 Feb 2013 16:28:14 -0800
Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum loves the versatility that INF Brent Lillibridge brings to the club, and he has a chance to serve as the backup first baseman to 1B Anthony Rizzo. Cs Welington Castillo and Dioner Navarro will also work out at the position in spring training.
Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:45:07 -0800
Chicago Cubs OF Alfonso Soriano is projected to bat cleanup in manager Dale Sveum's lineup between 1B Anthony Rizzo (third) and 3B Ian Stewart (fifth).
Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:42:27 -0800
Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo will play for Team Italy in the World Baseball Classic, and he was willing to participate because the team will be playing first-round games in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Mon, 14 Jan 2013 12:01:57 -0800
Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo will play for Italy in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 07:49:28 -0700
Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo is out of the lineup Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Mon, 17 Sep 2012 05:26:42 -0700
Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo hit two homers and drove in six runs Sunday, Sept. 16.