WATCH: Rizzo smacks his 150th career homer


by - Senior Editor -

Chicago Cubs slugger and new leadoff hitter Anthony Rizzo smacked his 150th career homer on Sunday afternoon against the Pittsburgh Pirates to put the Cubs up 6-1.

The ball had an exit velocity of 105.5 mph and traveled an estimated 425 feet. It was his third hit of the afternoon and his 150th homer of his career surpassed former Cubs first baseman, Mark Grace on the all-time Cubs homer list. Since being named to the leadoff position, Rizzo is batting .429 with three homers, eight RBI, and two walks.

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