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Rizzo violated rule, but won’t be disciplined. “It’s over with now.”
June 20th, 2017 at 6:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** [embedded content]Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was in violation of Major League Baseball's rule on collisions, but will not be disciplined. Rizzo spoke with MLB disciplinarian Joe Torre on Tuesday and received a better clarification of Rule 7.13 that states that "a runner attempting to score may not deviate from his...

Report: MLB Says Rizzo’s Slide Violated Rule, Joe Torre (Not Padres) to Determine Discipline
June 20th, 2017 at 3:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** I have to say I'm surprised by the mushroom cloud generated by Anthony Rizzo's home-plate collision with Padres catcher Austin Hedges. It's been the talk of the baseball world, or at least the corners of it around which I tend to roam, for the 18 hours or so. But now...

Rizzo hit on catcher should make sparks fly in Padres-Cubs rematch
June 20th, 2017 at 1:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** Anthony Rizzo batting leadoff for the Cubs has become a nice sideshow to see whether their slugging first baseman can keep his streak of first-inning perfection alive. Rizzo has reached base in all six first-inning plate appearances as Cubs leadoff hitter â?? via two home runs, a double, a single, bunt...

The Rundown: Eloy Jimenez’s Light-Tower Power, Rizzo’s Collision, Almora’s Incredible Feat, Zobrist Back Soon
June 20th, 2017 at 9:38 AM
***PHOTO1*** There was a lot of talk about Eloy Jimenez Monday afternoon and evening following Jeff Passan's appearance on the Spiegel and Parkins show in which he stated that the massive outfielder would be required to land the Rays' Chris Archer. To no surprise, the opinions pretty much fell along two...

Rizzo fuels Cubs’ win over Padres, who take exception after 3-2 loss
June 20th, 2017 at 12:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** Anthony Rizzo can't predict how long he will remain as the Cubs resident lead off man. But one thing is certain: He's going to play it for everything it's worth. And as long as Rizzo stays hot, there's no telling if - or when - things will change. Rizzo remained perfect in first-inning...