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Sep 28, 2014
Rotoworld
Anthony Rizzo went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI as the Cubs finished their season on a high note, beating the Brewers 5-2 Sunday.

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Sunday game report: Brewers vs. Cubs

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo figures to be a thorn in the side of Brewers pitchers for years to come. He finished 2014 by going 3 for 4 with a home run, two runs batted in and two runs scored to power Chicago in its 5-2 victory.

Cubs wrap-up: Anthony Rizzo is our MVP

MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs ended their season seven wins better than last year with some breakout performances and rebound seasons from several players. Not all was good, but key players did take steps. Here’s a wrap-up of individual performances in 2014: MVP: Anthony Rizzo There are a few candidates here, but Rizzo wins this award with a big season at the plate. He was just one of three National League players with 30 or more home runs.
Rotoworld Sep 28, 2014

Rizzo has three hits, homer to defeat Brewers - Anthony Rizzo (1B) Chicago Cubs

Anthony Rizzo went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI as the Cubs finished their season on a high note, beating the Brewers 5-2 Sunday.
Chicago Sun-Times Sep 28, 2014

Anthony Rizzo homers, Cubs finish by beating Brewers 5-2

MILWAUKEE — Anthony Rizzo had a two-run homer among his three hits, and the young Chicago Cubs finished 2014 on a high note with a 5-2 victory Sunday over the Milwaukee Brewers. Rizzo went deep to center off Mike Fiers (6-5) in the first. He jogged home to score from third in a two-run sixth on Arismendy Alcantara’s double just inside the first base line. Rizzo became the first Cubs left-handed hitter with 32 homers since Rick Monday in 1976. Jacob Turner (6-11)...

Rapid Reaction: Brewers 2, Cubs 1

MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Saturday night. Here's a quick look at the game. How it happened: Anthony Rizzo drove in the game's first run with a double in the second inning, but that's all the scoring the Cubs would see off Brewers starter Wily Peralta. He went seven innings striking out 13, a career high. He stranded Arismendy Alcantara at third base as the tying run in the seventh when he struck out Ryan Kalish and Logan Watkins to end the inning.
Fenway Nation Sep 19, 2014
Anthony Rizzo Wins 2014 Branch Rickey Award

Anthony Rizzo Wins 2014 Branch Rickey Award

Former Red Sox farmhand Anthony Rizzo is the winner of the 2014 Branch Rickey Award for his work with pediatric cancer patients. After being drafted by the Red Sox at age 17, Rizzo was diagnosed with with Hodgkin's lymphoma in his first minor league season. After a long period of treatment, the cancer went into remission. Rizzo was initially traded to San Diego in the Adrian Gonzalez deal and was later re-united with former Red Sox GM Theo Epstein on the North Side of Chicago. Since his illness, Rizzo has consistently visited pediatric cancer patients at both Lurie Children's Hospital in...

Cubs' Anthony Rizzo named 2014 winner of Branch Rickey Award

Anthony Rizzo, the Chicago Cubs' all-star first baseman, on Thursday was named the winner of the 2014 Branch Rickey Award by the Rotary Club of Denver.
KFFL Sep 18, 2014

Cubs | Anthony Rizzo sitting

Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. 3B ...

Rizzo, Alcantara out of lineup

CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo wasn't in the starting lineup against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday, as the Cubs are playing it cautious with his back one day after he returned and hit a game-winning home run. “He’s been down three weeks,” manager Rick Renteria said Tuesday afternoon. “As far as we’re concerned, it’s like a rehab schedule.” Rizzo missed 18 games with a sore back but promptly returned Monday and hit a walk-off blast in the Cubs' 1-0 win over the Reds.
KFFL Sep 16, 2014

Cubs | Anthony Rizzo to play every other day

Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo will play every other day for the rest of the ...
KFFL Sep 16, 2014

Cubs | Planned day off for Anthony Rizzo

Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo (back) was given a planned day off Tuesday, Sept. 16. ...
Northwest Herald Sep 16, 2014

Rizzo's walk-off homer gives Cubs win vs. Reds

CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo called his first two at-bats a battle. The last one was a whole lot better.
Chicago Sun-Times Sep 15, 2014

Anthony Rizzo returns, delivers game-winning HR for Cubs

As Anthony Rizzo headed toward the dugout in the moment after teammates mobbed him following his walkoff home run Monday night, he suddenly reached for his back as if in pain. Uh-oh. “Yeah, I was just messing with the guys,” Rizzo said with a smile. It had been three weeks since Rizzo played, much less homered. Much less won a game. Much less messed with teammates. But for a team that had lost eight of nine games, a 1-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday...

Rizzo returns to Cubs with a blast

CHICAGO – He’s baaaaack. Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo hit the game-winning, walk-off home run in his team’s 1-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night, 19 games after hitting his previous home run, also against the Reds. “Second pitch I just let loose,” Rizzo said of his ninth-inning at-bat against Pedro Villarreal. “Put a good swing on it.” In between the home runs, Rizzo sat on the bench for 18 games after his back stiffened up during one of the many rain delays the Cubs have endured this season.

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