With the wind howling out at Wrigley Field today, there could be a lot of fireworks, as it’s not going to take that much to get the ball out if you get it up in the air.
But, well, Anthony Rizzo just wanted to be certain, so he made sure to absolutely obliterate this first inning pitch anyway:
I mean, to the TOP of the right center bleachers … it’s just SO far. Sometimes it’s hard to tell when you’re not there, but that is a truly massive shot, and it doesn’t surprise me that it registered at a whopping 472 feet:
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Rizzo’s had a bit of a slow start to the year, so here’s to this crushed shot being the start of one of his famous hot streaks.