Cubs' Anthony Rizzo leaves game with back tightness

Wednesday August 27th, 2014

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo left late in Tuesday night's game with lower back tightness, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. 

Reds beat reporter C. Trent Rosencrans tweeted the news Tuesday in the eighth inning of the game. 

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Rizzo has battled back pain before, including earlier this season when he left midway through an April game against Cincinnati. 

The 25-year-old is hitting .278 this season with 29 home runs and 70 runs batted in. The Cubs beat the Reds Tuesday 3-0.

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