MLB Baseball

#44
Anthony Rizzo
AVG HR RBI
.277 17 54
Team: Chi CubsHt / Wt: 6-3 / 240 NFBC ADP: 9.96
Position: 1BBorn: 8/8/1989 Birthplace: Parkland, Florida
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 6th Round by Red Sox (2007)


Latest News
June 22 5:01 PM PT6:01 PM MT7:01 PM CT8:01 PM ET20:01 ET0:01 GMT8:01 5:01 PM MST7:01 PM EST7:31 PM VEN4:01 UAE (+1)7:01 PM CT-Rizzo exited Wednesday's loss to St. Louis in the sixth inning with tightness in his lower back.
Analysis: Rizzo has been dealing with discomfort in his back throughout the season, so his departure was likely precautionary. He could be rested when the Cubs open a series Thursday in Miami with the Marlins slated to start left-hander Wei-Yin Chen.
June 20 9:03 AM PT10:03 AM MT11:03 AM CT12:03 PM ET12:03 ET16:03 GMT0:03 9:03 AM MST11:03 AM EST11:33 AM VEN20:03 UAE11:03 AM CT-Rizzo went 3 for 4 with a homer and three RBIs in the Cubs' 10-5 rout of the Pirates on Sunday night.
Analysis: To say Rizzo is a Pirates killer would be an understatement. He's 16 for 34 against Pittsburgh this season with four homers, seven doubles, 12 RBIs and an otherworldly 1.566 OPS.
June 16 11:24 AM PT12:24 PM MT1:24 PM CT2:24 PM ET14:24 ET18:24 GMT2:24 11:24 AM MST1:24 PM EST1:54 PM VEN22:24 UAE1:24 PM CT-Rizzo tied Kris Bryant for the team lead with his 15th home run of the season Wednesday.
Analysis: The slugging first baseman has found his power stroke with four homers and 12 RBIs in his past 12 games. He had gone 16 straight without a homer while driving in just four runs.
June 13 8:14 AM PT9:14 AM MT10:14 AM CT11:14 AM ET11:14 ET15:14 GMT23:14 8:14 AM MST10:14 AM EST10:44 AM VEN19:14 UAE10:14 AM CT-Rizzo continued to inch up his batting average Sunday, going 3 for 6 with a double and three RBIs in a 13-2 win at Atlanta.
Analysis: Rizzo is batting .391 with three home runs, four doubles and 12 RBIs in his last 13 games. He needs to be in your lineup.
June 10 2:29 PM PT3:29 PM MT4:29 PM CT5:29 PM ET17:29 ET21:29 GMT5:29 2:29 PM MST4:29 PM EST4:59 PM VEN1:29 UAE (+1)4:29 PM CT-Rizzo was a late scratch from the Cubs' lineup against the Braves due to back tightness.
Analysis: Rizzo, who started 56 of the team's first 58 games at first base, is listed as day to day.
June 7 9:50 PM PT10:50 PM MT11:50 PM CT12:50 AM ET0:50 ET4:50 GMT12:50 9:50 PM MST11:50 PM EST12:20 AM VEN8:50 UAE11:50 PM CT-Rizzo had three hits Monday.
Analysis: He's 12 for 26 with seven RBIs in nine games after going 3 for 41 in his previous 12.
June 5 10:45 AM PT11:45 AM MT12:45 PM CT1:45 PM ET13:45 ET17:45 GMT1:45 10:45 AM MST12:45 PM EST1:15 PM VEN21:45 UAE12:45 PM CT-Rizzo contributed two hits - including a solo home run - to Saturday's victory over Arizona.
Analysis: Rizzo appears to be breaking out of a recent slump. He's now homered in two of the last three games after going 16 straight without one and is 9 for 21 with five RBIs over his last seven.
May 15 10:08 AM PT11:08 AM MT12:08 PM CT1:08 PM ET13:08 ET17:08 GMT1:08 10:08 AM MST12:08 PM EST12:38 PM VEN21:08 UAE12:08 PM CT-Rizzo rocked the fantasy world Saturday.
Analysis: Rizzo hit a three-run jack and drove in four.
May 5 1:20 PM PT2:20 PM MT3:20 PM CT4:20 PM ET16:20 ET20:20 GMT4:20 1:20 PM MST3:20 PM EST3:50 PM VEN0:20 UAE (+1)3:20 PM CT-Rizzo rocked the fantasy world Wednesday.
Analysis: Rizzo connected and was 3 for 5 with three runs scored.
Apr. 25 12:10 PM PT1:10 PM MT2:10 PM CT3:10 PM ET15:10 ET19:10 GMT3:10 12:10 PM MST2:10 PM EST2:40 PM VEN23:10 UAE2:10 PM CT-Rizzo rocked the fantasy world Sunday.
Analysis: Rizzo drove in four runs with his 10th career two-homer game. "It's just baseball," said Rizzo, who has eight home runs this season. "I opened my stance a little bit but nothing major. You stay with the process."
Apr. 23 3:47 PM PT4:47 PM MT5:47 PM CT6:47 PM ET18:47 ET22:47 GMT6:47 3:47 PM MST5:47 PM EST6:17 PM VEN2:47 UAE (+1)5:47 PM CT-Rizzo homered on Friday for the third straight game.
Analysis: He is hitting only .194 but has six home runs and 17 RBIs in 17 games.
Apr. 22 2:11 PM PT3:11 PM MT4:11 PM CT5:11 PM ET17:11 ET21:11 GMT5:11 2:11 PM MST4:11 PM EST4:41 PM VEN1:11 UAE (+1)4:11 PM CT-Rizzo went 1 for 6 but he launched a three-run home run in Thursday's 16-0 rout of the Reds.
Analysis: His average is still only .186, but Rizzo is showing signs of breaking out with homers in back-to-back games. He has 16 RBIs in as many games.
Apr. 8 12:50 AM PT1:50 AM MT2:50 AM CT3:50 AM ET3:50 ET7:50 GMT15:50 12:50 AM MST2:50 AM EST3:20 AM VEN11:50 UAE2:50 AM CT-Rizzo matched his career high with six RBIs as the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 14-6 on Thursday night.
Analysis: Rizzo had a three-run homer, two-run triple and an RBI single. He had six RBIs in a game twice before, the last time on the same field on May 23, 2015. Rizzo has two homers and nine RBIs during the Cubs' 3-0 start.
Apr. 6 2:57 PM PT3:57 PM MT4:57 PM CT5:57 PM ET17:57 ET21:57 GMT5:57 2:57 PM MST4:57 PM EST5:27 PM VEN1:57 UAE (+1)4:57 PM CT-Rizzo hit a two-run homer in Tuesday's win over the Angels.
Analysis: He finished the two-game sweep with three RBIs and also walked twice.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2011 SD 49 128 9 18 8 1 1 9 21 46 2 1 .141 .281 .242
2012 ChC 87 337 44 96 15 0 15 48 27 62 3 2 .285 .342 .463
2013 ChC 160 606 71 141 40 2 23 80 76 127 6 5 .233 .323 .419
2014 ChC 140 524 89 150 28 1 32 78 73 116 5 4 .286 .386 .527
2015 ChC 160 586 94 163 38 3 31 101 78 105 17 6 .278 .387 .512
2016 ChC 69 242 43 67 15 1 17 54 41 39 2 3 .277 .402 .558
Career 665 2423 350 635 144 8 119 370 316 495 35 21 .262 .361 .475

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2015 ChC Total 9 32 4 6 0 0 2 2 2 8 0 0 .188 .257 .375
    WC 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LDS 4 14 3 3 0 0 2 2 1 4 0 0 .214 .267 .643
    LCS 4 14 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .214 .313 .214
Career 9 32 4 6 0 0 2 2 2 8 0 0 .188 .257 .375


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