Yes, Please: Plan is For Anthony Rizzo to Start at First Base Tomorrow Night

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Yes, Please: Plan is For Anthony Rizzo to Start at First Base Tomorrow Night

Chicago Cubs

Today was a big test for Anthony Rizzo in his return from the back tweak and his readiness for the regular season. He took regular batting practice and then live batting practice, and so far, the results look really good.

So good that he’s tentatively slotted to play tomorrow night:

Obviously we’ll have to see how Rizzo feels the day after the swings, but I dig the optimism here. I also dig the potential for Rizzo to get in at least one game of live looks against unfamiliar pitchers before Friday’s opener.

More from Rizzo’s day:



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.