On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

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Postby davell » Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:45 am

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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby We Got The Whole 9 » Tue May 23, 2017 1:09 pm

Duke,

I was wondering if you could pin down what's changed either in Rizzo's approach vs LHP or in how LHP have attacked him these past couple seasons.

Between 14 and 15 he basically posted a 400 wOBA against LHP. Last year that dropped to 360, and of course the sample is miniscule this season, but he's down to 300, hitting 175 against them.
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Tue May 23, 2017 2:40 pm

We Got The Whole 9 wrote:Duke,

I was wondering if you could pin down what's changed either in Rizzo's approach vs LHP or in how LHP have attacked him these past couple seasons.

Between 14 and 15 he basically posted a 400 wOBA against LHP. Last year that dropped to 360, and of course the sample is miniscule this season, but he's down to 300, hitting 175 against them.

do you want Rizzo to die? that's what Duke is doing to players this year.
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby Tim » Wed May 24, 2017 2:21 am

We Got The Whole 9 wrote:Duke,

I was wondering if you could pin down what's changed either in Rizzo's approach vs LHP or in how LHP have attacked him these past couple seasons.

Between 14 and 15 he basically posted a 400 wOBA against LHP. Last year that dropped to 360, and of course the sample is miniscule this season, but he's down to 300, hitting 175 against them.

Maybe it's just a lack of at bats against Siegrist.
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby Cubswin11 » Wed May 24, 2017 8:08 pm

Tim wrote:
We Got The Whole 9 wrote:Duke,

I was wondering if you could pin down what's changed either in Rizzo's approach vs LHP or in how LHP have attacked him these past couple seasons.

Between 14 and 15 he basically posted a 400 wOBA against LHP. Last year that dropped to 360, and of course the sample is miniscule this season, but he's down to 300, hitting 175 against them.

Maybe it's just a lack of at bats against Siegrist.

And Will Smith
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Postby cubsclapp » Thu May 25, 2017 1:06 am

We Got The Whole 9 wrote:Duke,

I was wondering if you could pin down what's changed either in Rizzo's approach vs LHP or in how LHP have attacked him these past couple seasons.

Between 14 and 15 he basically posted a 400 wOBA against LHP. Last year that dropped to 360, and of course the sample is miniscule this season, but he's down to 300, hitting 175 against them.


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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby Duke Silver » Thu May 25, 2017 1:09 am

Cubswin11 wrote:
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We Got The Whole 9 wrote:Duke,

I was wondering if you could pin down what's changed either in Rizzo's approach vs LHP or in how LHP have attacked him these past couple seasons.

Between 14 and 15 he basically posted a 400 wOBA against LHP. Last year that dropped to 360, and of course the sample is miniscule this season, but he's down to 300, hitting 175 against them.

Maybe it's just a lack of at bats against Siegrist.

And Will Smith


And Matt Moore.
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby davell » Thu May 25, 2017 9:53 pm





Favorite Cub ever? If not, he should be.
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby Banedon » Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:06 pm

"I'm statistically the greatest leadoff hitter of all-time," Rizzo said after Wednesday's game. "I'd like to retire there and just talk smack to everyone that tries to do it."
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Postby Old Style » Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:15 pm

6-6 with 3 HR's leading off the game. Is that good? Asking for a friend.
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby Brian » Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:06 pm

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I'm not sure if Elizabeth Moss is a fan of shirtless Rizzo or if her publicist just happens to always use an Rizzo gif to announce good news.

Edit - woah guess she is a fan, Am I dumb for not knowing ?

https://www.google.com/amp/www.chicagot ... y,amp.html
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby jersey cubs fan » Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:24 pm

Brian wrote:I'm not sure if Elizabeth Moss is a fan of shirtless Rizzo or if her publicist just happens to always use an Rizzo gif to announce good news.

Edit - woah guess she is a fan, Am I dumb for not knowing ?

https://www.google.com/amp/www.chicagot ... y,amp.html

Not dumb, just uninformed.
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby Duke Silver » Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:28 pm

Only Xenu can save our season now.
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby Regular Show » Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:32 am

Duke Silver wrote:Only Xenu can save our season now.


Nice dig there lol. So, for people who don't know Elisabeth Moss is a Scientologist. Yeah, I can already see posters cringing after learning that...

She's also a Cubs fan, but also a freakin' Scientologist.
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby soccer10k » Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:32 pm

He's now eligible at 2B in my fantasy league, which is hilarious.
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby davell » Tue Sep 26, 2017 3:06 pm

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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby Bull » Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:47 pm

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That's my cousin. (the mom)
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:39 pm

is the kid a stray?
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby Bull » Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:13 pm

Ding Dong Johnson wrote:is the kid a stray?


yes.
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby WrigleyField 22 » Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:55 pm

2017 Roberto Clemente Award winner

Well deserved!
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby Duke Silver » Sat Oct 28, 2017 1:07 am

WrigleyField 22 wrote:2017 Roberto Clemente Award winner

Well deserved!


Schwarber would have been more appropriate. According to Al Yellon, his charity work this year caused his death.
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby Jaxbro » Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:33 am

No fielding errors on the year I believe and can’t get a Gold Glove. Paulie G down in Zona is the only other cat I’d pick to man first these days
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby David » Wed Nov 08, 2017 5:19 pm

Rizzo's throwing ability is something I'm not sure I've seen from a 1B before. It's crazy. He should win the GG every year he's in the league (not only for that reason, obviously).
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Re: On Bended Knee - The Rizzo Thread

Postby Andy » Wed Nov 08, 2017 5:34 pm

I don't know how in the heck Rizzo got the Platinum Glove last year as a 1B, but I really don't know how you go from that to not even getting a Gold Glove this year. He was just as good.
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