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Tuesday, March 15, 2022

First baseman Anthony Rizzo agrees to multi-year contract with New York Yankees, source says

First baseman Anthony Rizzo, who finished last season with the Yankees after a trade from the Chicago Cubs, agreed to a multi-year contract Tuesday night to return to New York, pending a physical, a source told ESPN’s Jesse Rogers.

During his decadelong career with the Cubs, Rizzo was as reliable as anyone in the batter’s box and in the field. He was a consistent all-star and gold glove winner and garnered MVP votes in five consecutive seasons. But his numbers dropped over the last two seasons culminating in the trade to New York.

Rizzo got off to a hot start with his new team but a bout with COVID-19 interrupted his second half. He still managed 22 home runs split between the Cubs and Yankees but his .783 OPS was his lowest since 2013.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: March 15, 2022 at 11:22 PM | 7 comment(s)
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