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Anthony Rizzo

24-Year-Old First Baseman – Chicago Cubs

2014 Stats

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.283

HR

25

RBI

58

R

71

SB

2

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

On a team without many offensive bright spots, Rizzo has to qualify as such. Now just 24, Rizzo already has 39 home runs under his belt as he set career highs in pretty much every counting category in...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 240   DOB: 8/8/1989   BORN: Fort Lauderdale, FL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 6th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Anthony Rizzo Contract Information:

The Cubs agreed to a seven-year, $41 million contract extension with Rizzo in May of 2013. The deal includes two additional years of club options that could it a nine-year, $73 deal.

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Rizzo slugged his 24th and 25th home runs of the year Tuesday, while going 2-for-4 at the plate with two RBI and two runs scored in the Cubs' 6-0 win over the Padres.

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Anthony Rizzo Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 18 A GRE 21 86 83 9 31 6 6 0 0 11 0 0 3 15 0 0 0 .373 .402 .446 .848
2009 19 A GRE 64 272 245 40 73 30 21 0 9 42 2 1 25 60 0 2 0 .298 .365 .494 .859
2009 19 A SAL 55 228 200 23 59 19 16 0 3 24 2 0 25 39 0 3 0 .295 .371 .420 .791
2010 20 A SAL 29 135 117 26 29 17 12 0 5 20 3 0 16 32 0 2 0 .248 .333 .479 .812
2010 20 AA POR 107 467 414 66 109 50 30 0 20 80 7 1 45 100 0 6 2 .263 .334 .481 .815
2011 21 AAA TUC 93 413 356 64 118 61 34 1 26 101 7 6 43 89 0 8 6 .331 .404 .652 1.056
2011 21 MAJ SD 49 153 128 9 18 10 8 1 1 9 2 1 21 46 0 0 4 .141 .281 .242 .523
2012 22 AAA IOW 70 284 257 48 88 43 18 2 23 62 2 2 23 52 0 0 4 .342 .405 .696 1.101
2012 22 MAJ CHC 87 368 337 44 96 30 15 0 15 48 3 2 27 62 0 1 3 .285 .342 .463 .805
2013 23 MAJ CHC 160 690 606 71 141 65 40 2 23 80 6 5 76 127 0 2 6 .233 .323 .419 .742
2014 24 MAJ CHC 103 449 381 71 108 41 15 1 25 58 2 4 56 83 0 2 10 .283 .388 .525 .913
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3-Year Averages     98 403 357 41 85 35 21 1 13 45 3 2 41 78 0 1 4 .238 .323 .412 .734

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Anthony Rizzo Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 28 Col 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .388 .525 .913
Jul. 27 StL 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .389 .528 .917
Jul. 26 StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .388 .528 .916
Jul. 25 StL 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .285 .391 .534 .925
Jul. 24 SD 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .389 .536 .925
Jul. 23 SD 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .389 .539 .928
Jul. 22 SD 4 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .385 .539 .924
Jul. 20 @Ari 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .384 .522 .906
Jul. 19 @Ari 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .278 .383 .514 .897
Jul. 18 @Ari 4 2 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .382 .516 .898
Jul. 13 Atl 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .381 .499 .880
Jul. 12 Atl 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .383 .503 .886
Jul. 11 Atl 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .277 .384 .506 .890
Jul. 10 @Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .277 .386 .506 .892
Jul. 9 @Cin 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .387 .512 .899
Jul. 8 @Cin 5 1 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .383 .502 .885
Jul. 8 @Cin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .380 .488 .868
Jul. 7 @Cin 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .381 .492 .873
Jul. 6 @Was 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .384 .487 .871
Jul. 5 @Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .384 .489 .873
Jul. 4 @Was 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .387 .493 .880
Jul. 2 @Bos 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .281 .392 .502 .894
Jul. 1 @Bos 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .279 .390 .503 .893
Jun. 30 @Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .389 .505 .894
Jun. 28 Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .282 .394 .512 .906
Jun. 28 Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .398 .519 .917
Jun. 27 Was 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .400 .525 .925
Jun. 26 Was 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .403 .531 .934
Jun. 25 Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .399 .524 .923
Jun. 24 Cin 4 2 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .404 .532 .936
Last 7 Days 25 6 8 0 0 2 5 3 7 0 1 2 0 0 .320 .433 .560 .993
Last 14 Days 53 12 16 1 0 5 9 4 12 0 1 4 0 2 .302 .393 .604 .997
Last 30 Days 118 21 34 4 0 9 15 8 22 1 1 5 0 3 .288 .359 .551 .910

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Anthony Rizzo: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 103
2013 159
2012 85
2011 45

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Anthony Rizzo Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201493187170.312.570.979
2013190157232.189.342.625
201210184170.208.356.599

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142594615352.266.494.868
20134165616574.252.454.796
20122363611313.318.508.892

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014153278200.314.523.943
20132944213414.252.463.815
2012182227300.280.451.789

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20141993714322.251.508.862
20133122910392.215.378.672
2012155228183.290.477.824
Anthony Rizzo Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 18 A GRE 86 83 3.5% 17.4% 0.20 82% .456 .073
2009 19 A GRE 272 245 9.2% 22.1% 0.42 76% .364 .196
2009 19 A SAL 228 200 11% 17.1% 0.64 81% .354 .125
2010 20 A SAL 135 117 11.9% 23.7% 0.50 73% .300 .231
2010 20 AA POR 467 414 9.6% 21.4% 0.45 76% .303 .218
2011 21 AAA TUC 413 356 10.4% 21.5% 0.48 75% .382 .321
2011 21 MAJ SD 153 128 13.7% 30.1% 0.46 64% .210 .101
2012 22 AAA IOW 284 257 8.1% 18.3% 0.44 80% .357 .354
2012 22 MAJ CHC 368 337 7.3% 16.8% 0.44 82% .312 .178
2013 23 MAJ CHC 690 606 11% 18.4% 0.60 79% .259 .186
2014 24 MAJ CHC 449 381 12.5% 18.5% 0.67 78% .304 .242
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3-Year Averages     403 357 10.2% 19.4% 0.53 78% .271 .174

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2014 Stat Review for Anthony Rizzo    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.283 AVG
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78% Contact Rate
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.304 BABIP
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Power

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.525 SLG
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.242 ISO
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Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.67 BB/K
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12.5% BB Rate
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18.5% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.913 OPS
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.388 OBP
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Anthony Rizzo: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Rizzo hit his 21st and 22nd homers of the year against the Diamondbacks on Friday as he went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBI.

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Rizzo went 2-for-3 with a single, a walk and a solo home run in Wednesday’s loss to the Reds.

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Rizzo homered for the second straight day Tuesday, going 3-for-5 with a solo shot in the second half of a doubleheader against the Reds.

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Rizzo went 1-for-5 with a two-run homer Monday against the Reds.

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Rizzo went 3-for-4 with a double and a run Thursday against the Nats.

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Rizzo provided the only offense of the night for the Cubs on Monday, launching a solo home run in the team's 6-1 loss to Cincinnati.

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Rizzo hit a two-run homer off Vance Worley on Saturday.

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Rizzo went 1-for-3 with a double, two RBI and also scored a run on Friday against the Pirates.

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Rizzo was a beast Tuesday, going 3-for-4 with two doubles, a homer, three RBI and three runs scored against the Pirates.

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Rizzo went 2-for-6 with four RBI including a walk-off home run in the Cubs' victory over the Marlins on Friday afternoon.

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Rizzo was ejected from the fourth inning of Sunday's game against the Brewers after arguing balls and strikes.

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Rizzo went 2-for-4 with two home runs and four RBI in Milwaukee on Saturday.

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Rizzo is not in the lineup Friday against the Brewers.

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Rizzo went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer in the Cubs' win over the Padres on Thursday.

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Rizzo went 3-for-5 with a double, a two-run homer and three runs scored in Thursday's 12-5 win over the White Sox.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

After annihilating Triple-A for a couple months, Rizzo got the call to the bigs and posted a .900-plus OPS in June and July. An August slump was mitigated by a solid September, and it looks like Rizzo could be the team's first baseman for the next half-decade or more. Rizzo could stand to take a few more walks, but his contact rate was good for a 22-year-old home-run hitter in the majors, and there's little doubt about his power. It's likely a question of when not if with this future star, and he should be locked into the No. 3 spot in the Cubs' lineup after settling in there upon arrival and delivering a .820 OPS last season.

2012

Rizzo was the biggest chip coming back to the Padres in the Adrian Gonzalez deal and was considered to be the team's first baseman of the future. He possess tremendous raw power, great bat speed, and exhibits quality patience at the plate. After hitting .331/.404/.652 with 26 home runs at Triple-A over just 413 plate appearances, the Padres brought him up to the majors. To say that his cup of coffee with the team was anything but cold and bitter would be an understatement. Over 153 plate appearances in the show, Rizzo hit just one home run and posted a woeful .281 OBP despite a solid 13.7 percent walk rate. His 70 percent contact rate was brutal, and it had many experts wondering how much of his minor league totals were inflated by the hitter-friendly parks in the PCL, not to mention how Petco stifling left-handed power would translate to his overall production. However, Rizzo caught a break this winter as he was dealt to the Cubs, a far better hitting environment in which to operate. Rizzo will likely begin the season at Triple-A, as the Cubs give veteran minor league Bryan LaHair a shot. But a strong showing from Rizzo there could see him up in the majors at any point this season, especially if LaHair struggles.

2011

Rizzo emerged over the past two seasons as Boston's top power prospect, a view that was cemented with 25-homer season between High-A Salem and Double-A Portland in 2010. He became the first 20-year-old to hit 20 homers in the Double-A Eastern League since 1998. His development since overcoming Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2008 is remarkable and made him a valuable prospect, eventually landing him in Boston's deal with San Diego for Adrian Gonzalez. He has a good approach at the plate, though he could work deeper counts, and is ready as a defender at first base. He's viewed as a high-character guy and good teammate, and appears headed to become the Padres' everyday first baseman in 2012.