Anthony Rizzo says he re-signed because he ‘loves being a Yankee’

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NEW YORK — The Yankees wasted no time bringing free agent Anthony Rizzo back to the Bronx this offseason. The first baseman signed a two-year, $34 million deal earlier this week to return to the Yankees, and on Wednesday the club held a press conference over Zoom to officially welcome him back. In 179 games with the Yankees, Rizzo owns a .230/.338/.466 slash line (.804 OPS) with 40 home runs and a 127 wRC+. “The main reason I wanted to come back is because I love being a Yankee,” Rizzo said. “I’ve been very fortunate to spend a lot of time in Chicago with the Cubs, an iconic franchise there. N…

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