Chicago Cubs: Sending Anthony Rizzo Down to Minors the Right Move

March 24, 2012 by  

The Chicago Cubs have decided to send first baseman Anthony Rizzo to Triple-A to start the 2012 season, and that is the right move by Theo Epstein and Co.

The Cubs acquired Rizzo from the San Diego Padres this offseason in exchange for pitcher Andrew Cashner, instead of pursuing the likes of Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder.

The move was a great play for the club's future, and that is exactly what it is.

Rizzo isn't ready to enter the big leagues, and no one should have been expecting him to be the starting first baseman on Opening Day, le...

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