TEAM: Chicago Cubs
POSITION: First Base
EXPERIENCE: 7 years
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6’3″ / 240 pounds
HIGH SCHOOL (HOMETOWN): Marjory Stoneman Douglas (Parkland, FL)
ANTHONY RIZZO HIGHLIGHTS
NEWS ABOUT ANTHONY RIZZO
Brian Draus said earlier in the season that this year's Cubs didn't have what it takes to make a postseason run. Chicago showed exactly why in the span of 36 hours.
The Rockies topped the Cubs in extras to knock them out of the playoffs early.
This week, the guys break down the best and the worst, including the insanity of twitter, running away with the tie, and a nu start (1:00), then get into the pinnacle matchups in sports right now. In the NBA, who shot J.R., when should you change a call, and who's really the GOAT, or maybe just a goat (12:24). In the chase for the world's nicest ashtray, we break down why we think we might be sleeping on hockey (35:15). When is it okay to make a dirty play (41:29), when is it okay to use a sock puppet online (48:40), and when is it a good time to fill up (55:44)? Also how long should you delay gratification (1:12:05)? The guys have all the answers, plus some new jams (1:19:34), this week on Just Press Play.
Paul Goldschmidt should be fine, but Jake Lamb probably won't see as many good pitches to hit. Will Souza's absence be a problem for the team at the start of the season?