It wasn’t but 10 days ago that we discussed Anthony Rizzo’s early struggles in the results department. At the time, he was hitting just .169/.329/.339, with a 84 wRC+. He was taking more pitches than usual, and hitting the ball hard enough, but just a little too steeply. It didn’t seem like there was reason to be concerned.
Sure enough, since then, all Rizzo has done is hit .357/.471/.786, bringing his season line way up:
— Bleacher Nation (@BleacherNation) April 28, 2019
That was aided by a big night last night, with two doubles, and this no-doubter:
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) April 28, 2019
How about the sea of Cubs fans into which Rizzo parked that one, eh? Wrigley West, I guess.