Anthony Rizzo RUMORS & NEWS

  • X-rays negative on Anthony Rizzo’s forearm after fastball from Aroldis Chapman

    Chicago Tribune "The hurt, when it happened, was not so good. But Anthony Rizzo’s left forearm didn’t feel bad enough for him to leave Sunday’s game after he was hit with a 98.6 mph Aroldis Chapman fastball to force in the tying run in the ninth inning of what turned out to be an 5-4, 18-inning loss to the..." May 08

  • Epstein told Rizzo he would reacquire him after dealing him from Red Sox

    Boston Globe "The list of Cubs players and officials with ties to the Red Sox is long, creating an atmosphere and a sort of reunion when the reigning champions spend the next three games in Boston. Theo Epstein and Jon Lester, in many ways, are the headliners of the reunion tour, but many, many others who were..." April 28

  • Anthony Rizzo wants more drug testing in wake of Starling Marte PED suspension

    CBS Sports "Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte was suspended 80 games Tuesday after failing a test for performance-enhancing drugs . Predictably, baseball players have since voiced their opinions on everything , from Marte to punishments and so on. One player who offered some criticism -- not of..." April 19

  • Anthony Rizzo was ‘horrified’ by David Ross’ ‘Magic Mike’ routine on DWTS

    Fox Sports "David Ross’ first couple of performances on “Dancing with the Stars” were very family-friendly, as he pranced around the stage to “Go, Cubs, Go” and “Bust a Move.” But things definitely took a turn on “Vegas night” this week. And former Cubs teammate Anthony Rizzo wasn’t sure how to..." April 04

  • Thanks to a World Series bet, Reynolds Wrap will release 'Rizzo Wrap'

    Chicago Tribune "Talk about a liner to first base. Anthony Rizzo will grace boxes of Reynolds Wrap this summer as payoff for a bet the Cubs first baseman made with the aluminum foil company before last season's start. The wager: If the Cubs won the World Series, Reynolds would create Rizzo Wrap. The limited..." April 02

  • Anthony Rizzo inspired the Cubs with naked speeches during the World Series

    CBS Sports "For the first time in 108 years, the Chicago Cubs are in spring training as defending World Series champions. They capped off a historic regular season with a dramatic comeback in the Fall Classic last year, rallying from a 3-1 deficit in the series to win Game 7. Clearly, the Cubs had talent...." March 14

  • Chicago Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo leads charge to support badly beaten student

    Fox Sports "The story horrified Rizzo, just was it would horrify any person with a conscience. On Feb. 3, officials from Kenyon Woods Middle School told parents that a student physically assaulted another student and left him severely beaten. That student was Henry, a seventh grader who turns 13 on..." February 26

  • Cubs' Anthony Rizzo 'I Wouldn't Have Boycotted Trump White House'

    TMZ "Chicago Cubs star Anthony Rizzo says he's an athlete -- not a politician -- and would NOT have boycotted a visit to Donald Trump's White House. The World Series champ was at LAX wrapping up a quick L.A. vacation when we asked how he felt about the Patriots players refusing to take their..." February 14

  • Cubs' Anthony Rizzo reaches out to victim of school attack in Chicago

    CBS Sports "Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo helps people regularly with his Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation. We've covered him writing a letter and donating money to a cancer patient before and his generosity is once again on display. Rizzo is reaching out to Henry Sembdner, a 12-year-old from the Chicago..." February 07

  • Anthony Rizzo’s hilarious greeting to Dexter Fowler: ‘I can’t talk to you anymore’

    Chicago Tribune "Anthony Rizzo had a few words for Dexter Fowler at Kris Bryant’s wedding last weekend. “I said it’s 2017, so I can’t talk to you anymore,” Rizzo said jokingly to his former teammate, who signed last month with the rival St. Louis Cardinals. “But it’s just a friendly rivalry. I want to see him..." January 14

  • Rizzo's parents OK after being in Fort Lauderdale Airport during shooting

    New York Daily News "Anthony Rizzo says that his parents — who were in the Fort Lauderdale airport during the shooting — are all right, and he's praying for the families affected by the tragedy. The Cubs first baseman tweeted on Friday afternoon: "Parents were traveling through FLL today during the shooting. So..." January 07