Anthony Rizzo is the NL Player of the Week!

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Anthony Rizzo is the NL Player of the Week!

Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs’ offense sufficiently heated up over the past week that there are several guys you could laud for having a really nice stretch of games. But one hulking beast of a first baseman/relief pitcher stands out above the rest.

And not just among the Cubs – among every player in the National League:

Not only did Anthony Rizzo post those spectacular numbers this past week, he pushed his season-long numbers ever closer to the kind of range you’d expect from Rizzo: .272/.369/.467, 21 homers, 84 RBI.

And his wRC+, which is now 121, is trending rapidly upward:



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.