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Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Remains out Monday
Rizzo (back) isn't in the starting lineup for Monday's game against the Mariners.
Rizzo is set to miss his fourth consecutive contest due to lower-back tightness. He'll continue to be considered day-to-day until more information on his status becomes known. DJ LeMahieu draws another start at first base in Rizzo's absence.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Not starting Sunday, as expected
Rizzo (back) remains out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.
DJ LeMahieu will pick up another start at first base while Rizzo takes a seat for the third consecutive game as he continues to contend with lower-back tightness. Per Erik Boland of Newsday, manager Aaron Boone said Rizzo is "better" Sunday, but the Yankees are likely to stay away from the 32-year-old as a pinch-hitting option off the bench with the hope he's ready to rejoin the lineup for Monday's series opener in Seattle.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Unlikely to play Sunday
Rizzo (back) is unlikely to play Sunday against the Cardinals, according to Brendan Kuty of The Newark Star-Ledger.
Rizzo did not rule out taking the field Sunday, but when asked if he would play, he responded, "realistically probably not." Rizzo's status will be known for sure when the Yankees release their starting lineup for Sunday's contest.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Remains out
Rizzo (back) remains on the bench Saturday against St. Louis.
Rizzo was scratched from Friday's lineup due to lower-back tightness and evidently needs at least one more day to recover. DJ LeMahieu will handle first base in his absence.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Dealing with back tightness
Rizzo, who was scratched from Friday's lineup against the Cardinals, is dealing with lower-back tightness, Marly Rivera of ESPN.com reports.
He missed four games due to lower-back stiffness in early July, as Rivera notes. For now it seems like Rizzo is day-to-day with the issue, and the Yankees have enough depth to give him a few days to get right if necessary. Aaron Hicks was added to Friday's lineup after Rizzo was scratched.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Scratched from Friday's lineup
Rizzo was scratched from Friday's lineup against the Cardinals.
It's unclear why Rizzo was scratched about a half hour before first pitch. Aaron Hicks was added to the lineup.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Solo homer in loss
Rizzo went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and two total runs scored in Tuesday's loss to Seattle.
Rizzo first scored in the fourth inning on a Josh Donaldson double. He then hit a solo shot in the sixth inning, his 27th home run of the year. Rizzo is tied with Pete Alonso for the fifth most home runs in baseball. The Yankees' first baseman extended his hit streak to four games after Tuesday's performance, bringing his batting average up from .225 to .230 during that span.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Goes deep again Monday
Rizzo went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in Monday's 7-2 victory versus the Mariners.
Rizzo gave the Yankees an early lead with his three-run home run in the first inning. This was the veteran's third straight game with a long ball and his second consecutive contest with three RBI. Rizzo is tied for sixth in the majors with 26 homers on the season.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Slugs 25th homer
Rizzo went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run and a walk in a loss to the Royals on Sunday.
Rizzo's three-run blast in the seventh inning looked to be a game-changer, as it gave New York its first lead of the contest. However, the Royals bounced back for four runs over the final two frames to claim the victory. Rizzo's long ball was his third over his past five games after he had failed to go deep across his previous 15 contests. The veteran is up to 25 homers on the season, the first time he has reached that mark since he hit 27 homers with the Cubs in 2019.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Not starting Saturday
Rizzo isn't in the lineup Saturday against the Royals.
Rizzo started the last seven games and slashed .240/.387/.520 with two homers, a double, five runs, two RBI, two walks and three strikeouts. He'll get a breather while Aaron Judge serves as the designated hitter with Aaron Hicks starting in center field.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Slugs homer in loss
Rizzo went 2-for-4 with a solo home run Tuesday in a loss to the Mets.
Rizzo hit the second of back-to-back homers with Aaron Judge in the first inning, though the Yankees scored only one more run over the remainder of the contest. The long ball was Rizzo's first in a span of 15 games and his 23rd of the campaign. Rizzo's power has been streaky this season -- he hit nine homers in April and 10 in June but only two apiece in May and July to date.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: On bench for Game 2
Rizzo isn't starting the second game of Thursday's doubleheader against the Astros.
Rizzo started at first base during Thursday's matinee and went 1-for-4. He'll get a breather while Aaron Judge serves as the designated hitter with Tim Locastro starting in right field.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Scores three times in win
Rizzo went 2-for-3 with a double and three runs Saturday in the Yankees' 14-1 win over the Red Sox. He was also hit by a pitch.
Rizzo has failed to produce a home run in his last nine games, but he's gotten on base at a .378 clip over that stretch to ensure the prolific Yankees offense keeps humming. He came around to score each time he reached base Saturday, with Matt Carpenter driving him in each time as part of a seven-RBI day.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Plates two runs in return to lineup
Rizzo went 2-for-5 with two doubles, a run, two RBI and a stolen base in Saturday's 6-5 extra-inning loss to the Red Sox.
Rizzo missed four games due to lower-back stiffness, but he was productive in his return to action Saturday. The veteran knocked in a run with a double in each of the sixth and 10th innings, and he felt spry enough to try to steal third after the latter two-bagger (though he was thrown out). Rizzo had gone just 4-for-34 at the plate over his previous 11 games prior to the injury absence, but he had homered three times in his past four contests.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Returns to lineup
Rizzo (back) is starting Saturday's game against the Red Sox.
Rizzo missed the last four games due to lower-back stiffness but is starting at first base and batting third during Saturday's matchup at Fenway Park. The 32-year-old hit just .148 with three home runs, five runs, three RBI, seven walks and nine strikeouts over his nine games prior to his absence.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Remains out
Rizzo (back) remains on the bench Friday against the Red Sox.
Rizzo will miss his fourth consecutive game while dealing with lower-back stiffness. He went through a full pregame workout Friday, per Meredith Marakovits of YES Network, which seemingly gives him a chance to return Saturday. DJ LeMahieu starts at first base Friday.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Still not starting
Rizzo (back) isn't starting Thursday's game against the Red Sox.
Rizzo will be out of the lineup for a third consecutive game after he was scratched Tuesday due to lower-back stiffness. He hasn't appeared in either of the last two games, but it's not yet clear whether he could be available off the bench for Thursday's series opener in Boston.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Anthony Rizzo: Remains out of lineup
Rizzo (back) isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Pirates.
Rizzo was scratched from Tuesday's lineup due to lower-back stiffness and will be held out for a second consecutive matchup Wednesday. It's not yet clear if he'll be available off the bench or able to return to the starting nine for Thursday's series opener against the Red Sox. Giancarlo Stanton is serving as the designated hitter while Matt Carpenter starts in right field.... See More ... See Less
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