WATCH: Rizzo hammers solo homer off scoreboard


by - Senior Writer -
Discuss on the Baseball Message Board   Print   | CubsHQ Facebook ChicagoCubsHQ Twitter CubsHQ RSS Feed
Anthony Rizzo Photo
Pos: 1B   Height: 6-3   Weight: 240   Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL (Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS)  
Years Played: 2016 - 2018

CHICAGO — The first hit of the game for the Chicago Cubs in their contest against the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night was a tone-setter.

Hammering a solo home run off the scoreboard beyond right field, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo put the Cubs ahead 1-0 in the bottom of the second.

Marking the Cubs' first hit of the night, the long ball came on a 92-mile-per-hour fastball from Phillies starter Aaron Nola.

Rizzo's ninth home run of the year, the dinger traveled 415 feet into the bleachers behind right field. Rizzo now boasts 40 RBI on the year, which is the seventh-largest total in the National League.


Thanks for visiting CubsHQ.com. Follow our Facebook page to get updates on your news feed!
Send Feedback to Cole Little: Email | Comment
Discuss on the Baseball Message Board   Print   | CubsHQ Facebook ChicagoCubsHQ Twitter CubsHQ RSS Feed
Loading...
Post your comments!
Chatwood disappoints in return to rotation as Cubs fall to Pirates
Chatwood disappoints in return to rotation as Cubs fall to Pirates
WATCH: Zobrist lofts solo homer for his ninth dinger of season
WATCH: Zobrist lofts solo homer for his ninth dinger of season
Cubs lineup vs. Pirates, Zobrist at leadoff
Cubs lineup vs. Pirates, Zobrist at leadoff
Chatwood is pitching: Hold me, I'm scared...
Chatwood is pitching: Hold me, I'm scared...
MLB Network analyst thinks Baez is currently No. 1 for NL MVP
MLB Network analyst thinks Baez is currently No. 1 for NL MVP
WATCH: Cubs turn seven double plays to tie big-league record
WATCH: Cubs turn seven double plays to tie big-league record
WATCH: Cubs players fail miserably at clapping in unison
WATCH: Cubs players fail miserably at clapping in unison
Cubs hold off Buccos, tie MLB record with seven double plays
Cubs hold off Buccos, tie MLB record with seven double plays
WATCH: Schwarber skies solo bomb to put Cubs on top
WATCH: Schwarber skies solo bomb to put Cubs on top
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest