Anthony Rizzo: The New Prototype Leadoff Man?

Anthony Rizzo is not the old school type leadoff man. Doesn’t need to be. He’s not the little scrappy guy who’s always a threat to steal a base or two and who can exhibit a little HR power. He can,however work the count, get on base as well as knock the stuffing out of the ball. When manager Joe Maddon bats a position player in the ninth spot, Rizzo gets his chances at RBIs. Although he literally needs to steal a base,he foregoes the axiom of “you can’t steal first base”.Several times already, he is back in the dugout and the Cubs are already ahead. A much needed change in the the Cubbies lineup. maybe this is the spark to ignite a fizzling offense and pitching staff.

Please stop the bleeding!

Praying that the Warriors put an end to the NBA season tonight. Why 3 days between games anyway? Put the Cavs out of their misery tonight please KD.

Predators are the Prey

It’s still hard for me to envision hockey in the south. Although not a great NHL fan, I was hoping the Predators would hoist the Cup. They would’ve if they didn’t have to play in Pittsburgh.

Stick a Fork In the Cavs

Before the championship series between the Warriors and Cavaliers, I predicted the Warriors in six games. After watching the first two, I see a broom on the horizon. Maybe the Cavs could win one at home, but they look seriously over matched.