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2015 Avg.
.304
 
Career Avg.
.261
Name  Anthony Rizzo
Born  8/8/1989
Height  6-3
Weight  240
Number  44
Position  1B
Bats  L
Throws  L
Hot6/21/2015 5:40:00 PM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo hit his third home run in three games to lead the offense in an 8-0 victory over the Twins.
Insight: Rizzo is playing like an All-Star, hitting .309 with 15 home runs, 43 RBI, 42 runs scored and 10 stolen bases. Too bad Paul Goldschmidt is also an NL first baseman.
 
Hot6/19/2015 10:46:00 PM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was 2-for-4 with two solo homers in the, 7-2, loss to the Twins on Friday.
Insight: Obviously, Rizzo was responsible for the two runs. He hit his first homer off Twins starter Phil Hughes and hit the second one off relief pitcher J.R. Graham. Rizzo is hitting .304 with 14 home runs and 41 RBI in 240 at-bats this season.
 
Hot6/13/2015 11:42:00 AM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is a career .400 hitter (10-for-25) with a couple of homers and a 1.184 OPS versus Reds starter Mike Leake.
Insight: Rizzo is having another great season, hitting .319 with 11 home runs, 37 RBI and a 1.016 OPS. Hot hitter plus favorable matchup equals must start.
 
6/7/2015 12:49:00 PM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is 4-for-10 with a double and home run in his career against Nationals starter Jordan Zimmerman.
Insight: Rizzo is having a great season, hitting .328 with 11 home runs and 35 RBI in 195 at-bats this season, and should be in the lineup anyway, but especially on days where he has this kind of matchup.
 
6/6/2015 5:29:00 PM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the, 4-2, victory over the Nationals on Saturday.
Insight: Rizzo had an RBI-double in the fifth to extend the Chicago lead to, 3-1. He is hitting .328 with 11 home runs and 35 RBI in 195 at-bats this season.
 
6/4/2015 10:40:00 AM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is hitless in 11 at-bats against Washington left-hander Gio Gonzalez.
Insight: Rizzo is having a great season, batting .317 with nine home runs, 31 RBI and 29 runs scored, but this probably is a game he could sit.
 
6/2/2015 9:49:00 PM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo had an RBI-double in the loss to the Marlins on Tuesday.
Insight: Rizzo actually helped Chicago take a, 2-1, lead in the third driving in a run on the double and scoring on Junior Lake's double, but Miami scored the final four runs of the game to win, 5-2. Rizzo is hitting .317 with nine home runs and 31 RBi in 180 at-bats this season.
 
5/31/2015 6:29:00 PM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was 2-for-3 with a triple in the, 2-1, 11th inning victory over the Royals on Sunday.
Insight: Rizzo nearly had the game-winning RBI in the 11th, but Royals left fielder Alex Gordon threw Dexter Fowler out at the plate. Rizzo also had a triple but didn't end up scoring. He is hitting .318/.439/.572 with nine home runs and 29 RBI in 173 at-bats this season.
 
5/24/2015 9:32:00 AM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo had an incredible night in Arizona as Chicago beat the Diamondbacks, 9-6, on Saturday.
Insight: Rizzo hit the game-winning three-run homer in the ninth. He also had a three-run double in the fifth, so he was 2-for-5 with six RBI. Rizzo is hitting .322 with nine home runs and 29 RBI in 152 at-bats this season.
 
5/15/2015 7:29:00 PM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo went 3-for-7 with a home run, two RBI and two runs in the, 11-10, 12th inning victory over the Pirates on Friday.
Insight: Chicago led, 7-1, at one point and then, 10-5, in the eighth inning, but the Pirates came roaring back. The Cubs loaded the bases in the 12th and with one out, Pittsburgh right fielder Gregory Polanco slipped and couldn't make a catch for the second out. The winning run scored from third on the play. Rizzo is hitting .341/.468/.611 with eight home runs and 22 RBI in 126 at-bats this season.
 
5/14/2015 5:31:00 PM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo went 1-for-2 with a RBI in the, 6-5, victory over the Mets on Thursday.
Insight: Rizzo had a single in the fifth to score a run and bring the Cubs within a run of the Mets. Rizzo is hitting .336 with seven home runs, 20 RBI and 24 runs in 119 at-bats this season.
 
5/14/2015 10:16:00 AM
Description: Cubs third baseman Anthony Rizzo is one of the best fantasy options this season, batting .333 with seven homers and a 1.061 OPS, but Thursday is an unfavorable matchup.
Insight: Rizzo is just 1-for-11 against left-hamder Jonathan Niese. After homering in Monday's game, the Mets strategy has been to pitch around Rizzo and they have walked him four times and hit him once in the last two games.
 
Hot5/6/2015 9:17:00 AM
Description: Cubs third baseman Anthony Rizzo was 3-for-4 with two runs in the loss to the Cardinals on Tuesday.
Insight: One of two Rizzo's hits were doubles. He scored in the third and in the fifth as Chicago took another lead in St. Louis, but the Cardinals again came back to win, 7-4. Rizzo is hitting .333/.473/.552 with four home runs and 12 RBI in 87 at-bats this season.
 
Hot5/2/2015 10:28:00 AM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is a career .714 hitter (5-for-7) against Milwaukee right-hander Mike Fiers.
Insight: Rizzo is batting .324 with nine RBI, 16 runs scored and a .944 OPS. He's a must start candidate.
 
Hot5/1/2015 9:32:00 AM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is a career .458 hitter with five home runs against Milwaukee right-hander Wily Peralta
Insight: Peralta might be wise just to walk him as he is owned by Rizzo. Rizzo is batting .324 with a .948 OPS. Those numbers figure to improve on Friday. Hot
 
4/10/2015 7:47:00 PM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo went 2-for-2 during Friday's loss versus Colorado.
Insight: He scored Chicago's lone run snd is now hitting .333 on the season. Expect a big year from Rizzo.
 
4/5/2015 11:34:00 PM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo went 0-for-3 on Opening night versus the Cardinals on Sunday.
Insight: Rizzo did walk once and struck out twice on some questionable calls, but Yadier Molina is the master of framing a pitch, and he was at it again on Sunday. Rizzo hit 32 home runs with 78 RBI last season, and with a better lineup this season, he has the potential for more in 2015.
 
4/5/2015 9:54:00 AM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo should have the opportunity to get off to a nice start on Opening Night.
Insight: Not many players have good numbers versus Adam Wainwright, but Rizzo has a lifetime .333 BA (9-for-27) against him. One of those hits is a homer, and five of those are for extra bases. Lock him into your lineups for Opening Night.
 
10/29/2014 6:29:00 PM
Description: According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Chicago Cubs will hire Joe Maddon as their next manager.
Insight: After opting out of his contract with the Rays, it took less than a week for Maddon to find a new gig. The deal is reportedly for five years and is worth $25 million. Current manager Rick Renteria's status is now up in the air, after being named the Cubs' manager last November.
 
9/28/2014 5:57:00 PM
Description: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo has big day in finale.
Insight: He was 3-for-4 with with a homer, two RBI, and two runs scored. Rizzo finishes off a monster year with a .286/.386/.527 line, along with 32 homers and 78 RBI.
 

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