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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Cubs place 1B Rizzo on DL with back tightness

CHICAGO (AP)—The Chicago Cubs are taking the safe route with Anthony Rizzo, placing the first baseman on the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday with lower back tightness.

Rizzo said he is feeling better and hopes to be ready when he is eligible to come off the DL on Monday. The move was made retroactive to Friday.

Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 10, 2018 at 02:04 PM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: anthony rizzo, career-threatening back injury, cubs

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   1. McCoy Posted: April 10, 2018 at 03:05 PM (#5650945)
Hopefully this isn't my prediction coming true.
   2. Spahn Insane Posted: April 10, 2018 at 03:28 PM (#5650975)
Hopefully this isn't my prediction coming true.

That he's a Lyle Overbay doppelganger? Think that ship's sailed.
   3. My name is Votto, and I love to get blotto Posted: April 10, 2018 at 04:39 PM (#5651073)
I just traded Patrick Corbin for Rizzo and Hamels, so today's sidebar is making me sad.
   4. The Ghost of Logan Schafer Posted: April 10, 2018 at 06:38 PM (#5651129)
That trade is a steal for you. Even if you only got Rizzo, it's a steal.

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