Raise your hand if you noticed that Anthony Rizzo had the best week in the National League.
I’m sure some of you noticed, but if you’re like me, other performances and Rizzo’s typical awesomeness obscured the fact that the dude really did have a standout week.
And it won him some honors:
Your AL and NL Players of the Week:
— MLB (@MLB) August 21, 2017
How does a big-time star like Rizzo *ever* go under the radar on a hot streak? I feel great shame.
On the year, Rizzo is up to .268/.387/.512 with a 133 wRC+, which is obviously fantastic, though it is shy of the steady mark he set the previous three years (155, 145, 145). If you want to bet on a guy continuing to be hot through the end of the season, Rizzo’s as good a bet as any.