Brendan Maloy
Wednesday April 16th, 2014

[mlbvideo id="32076677" width="600" height="338" /]

Anthony Rizzo is an Italian-American baseball player, and much like Frank Catalanotto and Tony Conigliaro before him, he prefers to take batting practice with meatballs, as seen in the above video.

The real questions here is, if you caught a batted meatball (assuming it didn't explode on impact), would you still eat it?

[polldaddy poll=7973434] [Off The Bat, via Lookit]

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.