Anthony Rizzo RUMORS & NEWS

  • A first baseman won the “Platinum Glove” award for best overall defender. OK.

    Hardball Talk "The sixth-annual Rawlings Platinum Glove Awards were announced over the weekend. The Platinum Glove recognizes the best defensive player in each league. Only those Gold Glove Awards were eligible for the Platinum Glove Award. The winners are determined by a combination of a fan vote and SABR’s..." November 14

  • Lindor, Rizzo named Platinum Glove winners "Their gloves already gold for the first time this year, Francisco Lindor and Anthony Rizzo turned platinum Friday night. Lindor and Rizzo were presented with the Rawlings Platinum Glove Award as Major League Baseball's best overall defensive players in each league during the Gold Glove Awards..." November 12

  • Anthony Rizzo isn't keeping the ball from the last out of Game 7

    Fox Sports "When Kris Bryant fielded a ground ball and threw over to first base to officially end Game 7 of the World Series — making the Chicago Cubs champions for the first time in 108 years — Anthony Rizzo caught a piece of incredibly valued history. The baseball that recorded the final out could likely..." November 05

  • Rizzo: I'm sleeping with final out baseball tonight

    Larry Brown Sports "Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo caught the final out of the NLCS, and it sounds like he has big plans for that baseball. After the Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night by the final of 5-0 to advance to their first World Series since 1945, Rizzo was interviewed on the..." October 23

  • Ump Hernandez to Rizzo after apology, 'You’re good, bro'

    Fox Sports "In the top of the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs-Los Angeles Dodgers NLCS Game 4 on Wednesday night, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo dropped his bat (his teammate's bat, actually) and began to walk toward first base on what he thought was ball four from reliever Pedro Baez. But Rizzo assumed..." October 20

  • Cubs' Maddon nominates 'Bryzzo' for MVP

    The Score "Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon thinks a pair of his players have done enough to warrant National League MVP consideration. Maddon had some fun with reporters after Thursday's 9-6 win over the Milwaukee Brewers when asked which of his two stars, Anthony Rizzo or Kris Bryant, is more deserving..." August 19

  • Anthony Rizzo says he will pace himself during All-Star Game festivities

    Chicago Tribune "Once Anthony Rizzo arrives in San Diego late Sunday night, the Cubs' first baseman will save his energy for the All-Star Game on Tuesday night after a stretch of 24 consecutive games. "I plan on doing the bare minimum," Rizzo said Saturday night. "I'm going to enjoy it as much as I can. As far..." July 10

  • Anthony Rizzo's recurring back stiffness could require more monitoring

    Chicago Tribune "Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he might need to monitor first baseman Anthony Rizzo more closely to ensure his health for the rest of the season. The usually durable slugger missed his second start in 14 days Thursday because of back stiffness. "I have no problem with giving him a day off," said..." June 24