Yankees acquire Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo

Anthony Rizzo
Posted at 9:19 PM, Jul 29, 2021

Anthony Rizzo has a new set of pinstripes.

The Chicago Cubs' first baseman has been traded to the New York Yankees for cash.

Major League Baseball confirmed the news in a tweet on Thursday.

According to the Associated Press, the three-time All-Star is batting .248 with 14 home runs and 40 RBIs.

The 31-year-old was part of the Cubs' World Series championship team in 2016.

According to the AP, the four-time Gold Glove winner made $16.5 million with the Cubs this year and was set to become a free agent after the season.