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Anthony Rizzo tests positive for COVID-19

The Yankees first baseman will be out for a while.

Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

Former Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, now with the Yankees, is still someone of great interest to Cubs fans due to his longevity with the team and his status as a Cubs World Series champion.

Thus I present this news to you:

Here’s more information:

Usually, a positive test means at least 10 days on the COVID-19 list, though it could be more depending on symptoms. In Rizzo’s case it will be 10 days:

Also, this seems important, and as always, we await developments:

Get well soon, Anthony. All the best to you.

Lastly, regarding the popular former Cub:

One final note: I have written this article because it is important news regarding someone who is important to Cubs fans.

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