Sport Cubs reportedly will activate Anthony Rizzo before Tuesday's game

23:48  16 april  2018
23:48  16 april  2018 Source:   Sporting News

Cubs reportedly will activate Anthony Rizzo before Tuesday's game

  Cubs reportedly will activate Anthony Rizzo before Tuesday's game Anthony Rizzo has been out with a back injury.#Cubs will activate Rizzo from DL before Tuesday's game— Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) April 16, 2018

First baseman Anthony Rizzo has missed the last three games due to a back injury and it doesn't seem to be getting much better at the moment. # Cubs expected to place Rizzo on the 10-day DL Tuesday , retroactive to Friday.

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The Cubs are planning to activate first baseman Anthony Rizzo from the 10-day disabled list before Tuesday's game against the Cardinals.

Rizzo, who has been sidelined with a back injury, was a candidate to be activated Monday, but the game was postponed due to weather.

a baseball player throwing a ball: Anthony Rizzo © (Getty Images) Anthony Rizzo

The Cubs are currently batting just .238 as a team, but they have scored 72 runs, which is tied for 10th in MLB. Rizzo was struggling to make contact before hitting the shelf, but he has hit 32 home runs with 109 RBIs each of the last two years.

Chicago (7-7) has lost three of its last five games, dropping to third in the National League Central.

Cubs place Ben Zobrist on 10-day DL .
Ben Zobrist has been dealing with back tightness since spring training.The 36-year-old utility player has been dealing with back tightness since spring training and has not played since April 14 as he has been held out of the lineup. Now he is officially going on the 10-day disabled list.

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