Cubs: Three teams who could sign Anthony Rizzo in free agency

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Cubs: Anthony Rizzo could anchor an up-and-coming Marlins ball club

There’s no better match for Rizzo in free agency than the Miami Marlins. The Derek Jeter-led organization is coming out of its rebuild and a veteran leader is exactly what this team needs moving forward.

The team has money to spend – which is good because Rizzo won’t come cheap. But he’s already proven that he’s the perfect guy to spearhead a talented young roster and help change the culture of a franchise. Not to mention he’s from Florida – and this would be a homecoming for the first baseman.

Adding Rizzo to this roster, which boasts a ton of young, high-upside talent, announces the Marlins’ arrival in the NL East. We might have spent this past offseason talking about the Mets and their new ownership. But if the Marlins decide 2022 is the start of the future, signing Rizzo makes a ton of sense.

If I were a betting man, this is where Rizzo winds up if he does, indeed, leave Chicago. It checks so many boxes for everyone involved – period.