BALTIMORE — Anthony Rizzo helped carry the Yankees’ offense through the first weeks of the season until Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton warmed up. Lately, it’s been Rizzo in a slump, as he entered Monday’s game 6-for-46 with a double, triple, no homers and two RBIs along with six walks and 11 strikeouts and an OPS of .455 in his last 54 plate appearances. Prior to the game, Aaron Boone said he thought Rizzo’s swing was coming back after it was “a little off … for a week leading up to that.” Rizzo then slammed his 10th home run of the season in...
Former Chicago Cubs star Anthony Rizzo is off to a fantastic start for the New York Yankees. At the trade deadline last season, the Chicago Cubs unloaded several key players and set the rebuild into gear. This included core players, Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, and Anthony Rizzo. Another notable member...
There’s just something about Opening Day at Yankee Stadium. The sky could be blue or gray; rain, or even snow, could be falling. The temperature could be in the low 30s or high 60s. But regardless of the weather, the opening of a new season always seems to be as special and as memorable of an experience for the players on the field as it is for the fans in the seats.
New York Yankees first baseman Anthony Rizzo made his return to Chicago this week in a series against the White Sox. His breakup with the Cubs wasn’t exactly clean. Rizzo was traded to the Yankees at last year’s deadline, making for what at the time looked like a clean break from a former World Series contender.
Anthony Rizzo is back in the Windy City. And he’s done holding a grudge. Rizzo had a chip on his shoulder following last year’s trade from the Chicago Cubs to the New York Yankees. Want to bet on MLB?. After all, Rizzo, was a four-time Gold Glove Award...
Why Yankees say ex-Cubs star Rizzo ‘made for pinstripes’ originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago. Former Cubs star Anthony Rizzo may not have been the classic clubhouse leader in the edgy, vocal way a lot of fans and sports execs often envision the role. But nobody ever denied...
There were no offers in the offseason from the Cubs. Not to Anthony Rizzo, Javy Báez and obviously Kris Bryant. Despite optimistic speculation, bad reports and loose rumors throughout the lockout-lengthened offseason — in particular regarding Rizzo — the Cubs had moved on without so much as a phone call of interest, sources confirmed.
The Yankees' first baseman talked about returning to the city for the first time since being traded by the Cubs in July of 2021 as he gets ready to start a four-game series with the White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Rizzo went 1-for-4 with a stolen base in a loss to the White Sox on Saturday. Rizzo extended his modest on-base streak to five games with an infield single in the eighth inning, and he subsequently stole third base. However, the first baseman has gone 12 games without a long ball after slugging nine homers across his first 20 contests of the campaign. He's slashing .233/.350/.526 across 137 plate appearances overall.