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Yankees Potential Free Agent Target: Anthony Rizzo

Yankees Potential Free Agent Target: Anthony Rizzo

Photo By Winslow Townson/ Anthony Rizzo checks off several boxes for the Yankees, but there’s much more for the team to consider before making an offer. As the Yankees roster currently stands, there isn’t a player on it who the organization or fans would be comfortable naming as the everyday first baseman entering 2022. The keywords are “every day”, because although Luke Voit he clearly can hit, he’s only been available for 62 percent of the team’s games since 2019 due to numerous trips to the IL. DJ LeMahieu could make for a league-average singles hitter as...
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Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Anthony Rizzo

Yankees 2021 Roster Report Cards: Anthony Rizzo

Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports After coming to New York at the trade deadline, Anthony Rizzo didn’t quite live up to expectations, but helped stabilize the play at first base. On July 29th, the New York Yankees traded Kevin Alcántara and Alexander Vizcaíno to the Chicago Cubs for Anthony Rizzo and cash considerations. Despite being a rumored target of the Boston Red Sox, Rizzo’s addition to the Yankees made a world of sense from New York’s perspective. Not only would he fill in for the frequently injured Luke Voit and be an automatic upgrade over the other...
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Cubs free agent target: Anthony Rizzo

Cubs free agent target: Anthony Rizzo

Photo By Winslow Townson/ He’s probably not coming back. But let’s talk about him anyway. I’m going to preface this, before you get all bent out of shape, by saying that I don’t think the Cubs will bring Anthony Rizzo back. In fact, they probably shouldn’t at this point in his career. A year ago, I would have said, “Lock him up for the rest of his career, he’s a productive player who is the face of the franchise.” There were reports that Jed Hoyer & Co. had made Rizzo a five-year, $70 million offer just before Opening Day. My guess is that Hoyer never...

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