WATCH: Anthony Rizzo returns from injury, crushes 422-foot bomb


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Anthony Rizzo has been dealing with an injury in recent weeks, but he crushed a bomb in his return. (Credit: Mark Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)
Anthony Rizzo has been dealing with an injury in recent weeks, but he crushed a bomb in his return. (Credit: Mark Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)

CHICAGO — After struggling with a back ailment in recent weeks, Chicago Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo returned to action for the "Summer Camp" finale on Wednesday. In the bottom of the first, Rizzo crushed a towering 2-run bomb at Wrigley Field.

Ian Happ led off with a base knock, and Rizzo followed that up by taking Minnesota Twins starter Homer Bailey deep to right. The 422-foot bomb provided the Cubs with an early 2-0 advantage.

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