Anthony Rizzo Got Shredded ... and Theo Epstein Still Managed to Roast Him

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Anthony Rizzo Got Shredded … and Theo Epstein Still Managed to Roast Him

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Anthony Rizzo gave us all something to have fun with when he revealed that he’d lost 25 pounds during quarantine, and suddenly looked like the leadoff hitter we’ve always known he is at heart. Seriously. Dude looks fantastic.

… but that didn’t stop his boss from having a little fun at his expense. Enjoy Theo Epstein on Cubs 360 with a little poking the bear:

https://twitter.com/watchmarquee/status/1270489659299303424?s=21

“You do look great, but you’re the only guy in America who could lose 25 pounds, get in great shape, and still have handlebars and a gut. That’s genetics or something. Clean it up a little bit.”

That’s coooooolllllllld, Theo. Yes, we noticed, but a gentleman doesn’t say it out loud! OK, it was still pretty funny, though. I laughed. I’ll admit it.

Given the front office’s penchant for getting into fun back-and-forth prank wars, I think you have to wonder now whether Rizzo strikes back …


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