Anthony Rizzo is Scorching Hot, Popped Three Extra-Base Hits Including a Moonshot (VIDEO)

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Anthony Rizzo is Scorching Hot, Popped Three Extra-Base Hits Including a Moonshot (VIDEO)

Chicago Cubs

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:

That was aided by a big night last night, with two doubles, and this no-doubter:

How about the sea of Cubs fans into which Rizzo parked that one, eh? Wrigley West, I guess.

(Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)


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.