Anthony Rizzo, Freddie Freeman share hilarious rundown moment

Frederick! Rizzo, Freeman share humorous minute in rundown initially appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

Entering into a rundown isn’t enjoyable. Somebody is chasing you at complete speed, closing in quickly to slap a tag on your back.

However Cubs initially baseman Anthony Rizzo discovered a method to make that minute funny with his Braves equivalent, Freddie Freeman.

Freeman entered into a rundown in the 4th inning Sunday while trying to advance from 2nd to 3rd base on a Travis d’Arnaud sac fly. Cubs best fielder Jason Heyward, rather of tossing house, fired a strike to Rizzo, cutting off the include the middle of the diamond.

A rundown in between 2nd and 3rd taken place, with Rizzo tossing to Kris Bryant and Bryant then to 2nd baseman David Bote. The ball ended up back in Rizzo’s glove, and, well, hilarity occurred.

As he went after Freeman back to 2nd, Rizzo shouted “Frederick” and “Freddie” to the Braves initially baseman, smiling ear to ear and discharging a laugh as he tossed the ball to Javy Báez, who tagged Freeman out.

Even Freeman could not assist however laugh.

Rizzo and Freeman assessed the minute later on in the video game, the previous commemorating his full-blown effort and the latter commemorating the truth Rizzo could not reach him.

“I was doing sprints earlier [Sunday], too,” Rizzo included.

You have actually got to enjoy it.

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.