WATCH: Rizzo gets in umpire's face after questionable strike call


by - Senior Editor -
Discuss on the Baseball Message Board   Print   | CubsHQ Facebook ChicagoCubsHQ Twitter CubsHQ RSS Feed
Jerry Lai - USA Today Sports
Jerry Lai - USA Today Sports

The Cubs are having a tough time scoring runs on Wednesday afternoon against the Brewers as they are currently losing 1-0.

In the eighth inning, Rizzo was upset after he took what he thought was ball four on the outside corner but took a called strikeout by the home plate umpire Jim Reynolds.

Rizzo took offense to the questionable call to him and got in the umpire's face to let him know about it. Cubs manager Joe Maddon came out to defend his player to make sure Rizzo didn't get thrown out.

The umpire did a great job of holding restraint and letting them say their peace as nobody got ejected.

Check out the video evidence below:


Here is how the pitch looked like:




Tags: Anthony Rizzo
Thanks for visiting CubsHQ.com. Follow our Facebook page to get updates on your news feed!
Send Feedback to Tony Crumpton: Email | Comment
Discuss on the Baseball Message Board   Print   | CubsHQ Facebook ChicagoCubsHQ Twitter CubsHQ RSS Feed
Loading...
Post your comments!
Machado reportedly would consider signing with Cubs before a trade
Machado reportedly would consider signing with Cubs before a trade
WATCH: Rizzo pulls off incredible double play
WATCH: Rizzo pulls off incredible double play
WATCH: Schwarber blasts solo homer
WATCH: Schwarber blasts solo homer
Cubs walk off in extra innings against Dodgers
Cubs walk off in extra innings against Dodgers
WATCH: Cubs win on walk-off hit by Almora, Jr.
WATCH: Cubs win on walk-off hit by Almora, Jr.
WATCH: Javy Baez with a brilliant defensive gem
WATCH: Javy Baez with a brilliant defensive gem
Morrow injures his back taking off his pants
Morrow injures his back taking off his pants
Cubs recall reliever from Triple-A
Cubs recall reliever from Triple-A
Cubs lineup vs. Dodgers, Heyward sits
Cubs lineup vs. Dodgers, Heyward sits
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest