Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo provides Brewers’ Orlando Arcia hand sanitizer at first base

CHICAGO — Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo introduced pandemic courtesy to the baseball diamond Friday when he supplied hand sanitizer to Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia after a third-inning single on Friday.

“Simply sitting round with a few of my mates, joking round, ‘First man that will get on I will give him some hand sanitizer,'” Rizzo stated after the Cubs’ 3-Zero win. “We’re taking part in in uncommon circumstances. … I wish to have enjoyable, joke round and preserve it unfastened. We now have a variety of respect for the Brewers. It was simply a type of issues.”

Arcia, who went 3-for-3, was the one Brewer to achieve first base in Kyle Hendricks’ three-hit shutout and subsequently the one Milwaukee participant to obtain Rizzo’s act of kindness.

“It was a primary for me, too,” Arcia stated by means of an interpreter. “It stunned me, too. I wasn’t ready. I did not suppose he would really do this.”

Rizzo stated he considered the concept just a few days in the past, then forgot about it however remembered in time to place the canister in his again pocket. After obliging, Arcia handed the sanitizer again and the sport went on.

“I used to be stunned the cameras bought it,” Rizzo quipped.

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