1B - NYY
Sun, 5/28 1:35pm
Anthony Rizzo had a productive day at the plate, going 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBI as the Yankees defeated the Reds 7-4 on Saturday.
This performance brings his season totals to 11 home runs and 28 RBI, while maintaining a solid .303 batting average. Despite striking out once, Rizzo's plate discipline remains strong.
Anthony Rizzo went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer, his ninth of the season, and one run scored in Sunday's 8-7 loss to the Rays.
Despite the loss, Rizzo has been a consistent performer for the Yankees this season, batting .312 with a .399 wOBA and 22 RBI in 41 games played. While he did strike out twice in Sunday's game, his 0.203 strikeout rate and 0.096 walk rate on the season demonstrate his ability to make contact at the plate.
Rizzo went 3-for-5 with a double and a run scored, but failed to drive in any runs as the Yankees squeaked out a 9-8 victory over the Rays on Saturday.
Despite the lack of RBI, Rizzo continues to produce at the plate this season with a .311 batting average and eight home runs through 40 games played.
Rizzo had a big night at the plate on Friday, going 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI to help lead the Yankees to a 6-5 win over the Rays.
The veteran first baseman has been swinging a hot bat lately, as he's now homered in four of his last five games and is slashing .301/.387/.500 with eight homers and 10 RBI on the season. Despite his age, Rizzo continues to be a valuable contributor to the Yankees' lineup.
Anthony Rizzo went 1-for-3 at the plate for the Yankees Sunday, belting a solo home run in an 8-7 loss to the Rays.
Rizzo has been steady at the plate for the Yankees this month. recording hits in five of six games so far in May for the club. The 33-year-old has been one of the few reliable options in an injury-ravaged New York lineup for manager Aaron Boone so far, batting .283 with six home runs, 15 runs scored, and 15 runs batted in so far this season.