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GRAND BOOM: Cubs Load the Bases in the First, and Anthony Rizzo Unloads Them (VIDEO)

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After John Lackey managed to wriggle out of a bases loaded, nobody out jam in the top of the first allowing just one run (thanks in large part to a great throw to the plate by Kyle Schwarber), Homer Bailey decided to try his hand at the feat in the bottom of the frame.


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He was not as successful.

That’s because Anthony Rizzo is very big and very strong:

Boom, baby. A pitcher named Homer and all that.

That was Rizzo’s 28th homer of the year, leaving him four shy of his career high with a lot of time left in the season.

Rizzo doesn’t go oppo with his homers very often, but they sure are lovely when he does:


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