Anthony Rizzo celebrated the Cubs' NLDS Game 3 win like it was the World Series
When the Cubs won Monday's Game 3 of the NLDS presented by T-Mobile, 2-1, it gave them a 2-1 series lead over the Nationals with a chance to win the series on Tuesday -- Game 4: 5:30 p.m. ET on TBS (moves to 8 p.m. ET if Dodgers win NLDS vs. D-backs Monday). But Rizzo has been here before, so he knows that giving your team a chance to clinch the series at home is a big deal.
That must have been why he was spirited in calling for
He and Javy Baez shared an appreciation for the significance of a Game 3 win. Baez didn't even wait for the ball to hit Rizzo's glove to get into the spirit of the win:
But after the initial exhilaration of the moment, Rizzo's excitement turned into well-earned confidence. He and the Cubs will be strolling into Game 4 with a chance to clinch at home like:
After making the final out and driving in the winning run of the game, Rizzo has earned his confidence.