Anthony Rizzo Announces Engagement to Girlfriend Emily Vakos

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured ColumnistJune 2, 2017

Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo watches his three-run home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Cody Reed in the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo announced Thursday he's engaged to girlfriend Emily Vakos.

Anthony Rizzo @ARizzo44

Luckiest guy in the world! She said YES. Future Mr. & Mrs. Rizzo 💍 https://t.co/93YPymdoJU

According to The Big Lead's Ryan Phillips, Vakos is a real estate broker in Chicago.

The engagement continues what has been an eventful last 12 months for the three-time All-Star. In addition to winning his first Silver Slugger and Gold Glove Awards in 2016, he helped the Cubs win their first World Series in a century.

Rizzo caught the final out in the Fall Classic as Michael Martinez grounded out to Kris Bryant to end Game 7:

After Bryant married his girlfriend, Jessica Delp, in January, it looks like the Cubs players will have to plan on attending another wedding in the near future.

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