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Yankees’ Anthony Rizzo breaks home run drought amid slump: ‘Felt better’

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...
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Anthony Rizzo off to strongest start among former Cubs

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...
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Yankees Mag: Anthony Rizzo is Still the One

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.
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Cubs culture? Anthony Rizzo, Yankees know the difference

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.
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Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Steals bag Saturday

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.
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