Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Fantasy: Is Rizzo a must-pickup?
By Eric Karabell
A year ago at this time, fantasy owners were clamoring for the San Diego Padres to promote enticing first base prospect Anthony Rizzo to the big leagues. The prize of the Adrian Gonzalez trade in December 2010, Rizzo had produced terrific numbers for Triple-A Tucson, hitting .331 with 26 home runs and 101 RBIs in 93 games, and his OPS was well over 1.000. Rizzo eventually got the call and … he hit only .141 for the Padres in 128 at-bats.
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