It’s been a long night already, and we all deserved something good. And this was good.
Anthony Rizzo, the best reliever of all-time, got to pitch in the 7th inning, and although he walked Ronald Acuña Jr., he got to face his friend Freddie Freeman thereafter … and something glorious happened:
The horizontal movement is unmatched. pic.twitter.com/ciFK3qmH00
— Marquee Sports Network (@WatchMarquee) April 29, 2021
That was just wonderful, man.
Rizzo’s career ERA remains a pristine 0.00, as he also induced a groundout in the inning:
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) April 29, 2021
The big questions we all have to be asking now: is it time to move Anthony Rizzo into the rotation? Will MLB investigate Rizzo for using illegal grip-enhancing substances? Can Jacob deGrom live with being only the second best pitcher in baseball?