WATCH: Anthony Rizzo smacks go-ahead RBI double on his birthday


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On his 30th birthday, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo put his team on the scoreboard with a first-inning RBI double.
On his 30th birthday, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo put his team on the scoreboard with a first-inning RBI double.

CINCINNATI — Celebrating his 30th birthday on Thursday, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo gifted his squad a 1-0 lead with a first-inning RBI double at Great American Ball Park. The 2-out 2-bagger off starter Alex Wood provided the Cubs with an early advantage over the Cincinnati Reds.

Following a 2-out walk by Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant, Rizzo hammered a screamer down the first baseline that carried into right field. The ball caromed off the wall, enabling Bryant to score and Rizzo to coast into second base with ease.

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