Yankees’ Voit: ‘I deserve to play just as much’ as Rizzo

Yankees’ Voit: ‘I deserve to play just as much’ as Rizzo
August 18, 2021 @rolyss
Yankees’ Voit: ‘I deserve to play just as much’ as Rizzo

Yankees slugger Luke Voit isn’t ready to step aside at first base when three-time All-Star Anthony Rizzo comes off the COVID-19 injured list. “I deserve to play just as much as he does,” Voit said after driving in the decisive runs in both ends of a doubleheader sweep against the rival Red Sox on Tuesday. Voit was on the injured list when the Yankees acquired Rizzo from the Chicago Cubs on July 29, and his performance — a .241 average with three homers in 29 games — while healthy at the time wasn’t good enough to dissuade general manager Brian Cashman from seeking an upgrade.
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