1B Anthony Rizzo wasn’t listed in the lineup for the Chicago Cubs today, fueling speculation of an impending trade. And now, that appears to be the case.
According to multiple reports, Rizzo is about to be acquired by the New York Yankees, who have already acquired Joey Gallo from Texas:
The Yankees are moving closer to acquiring Anthony Rizzo from the Cubs. #yankeesFeatured Videos
— Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) July 29, 2021
The New York Yankees are finalizing a deal to acquire first baseman Anthony Rizzo from the Chicago Cubs, sources tell ESPN. First on the scene was @JackCurryYES.
In the last 24 hours, the Yankees have gotten Joey Gallo and Anthony Rizzo, two high-OBP lefties. Big moves in Bronx.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) July 29, 2021
So far in 2021, Rizzo has blasted 14 home runs along with 40 RBI while hitting .248 in 92 games played.