Cubs, Reds involved in early slugfest

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Rizzo received the Roberto Clemente honor on Friday and will reportedly donate the award money to honor Clemente's homeland of Puerto Rico.

Anthony Rizzo receives Roberto Clemente Award, will reportedly donate $25K to Puerto Rico

Rizzo received the Roberto Clemente honor on Friday and will reportedly donate the award money to honor Clemente's homeland of Puerto Rico.

The Cubs and Reds are locked in a serious slugfest Saturday, and even that may be selling it short.

While no pitcher has had anthing resembling Jeremy Guthrie's performance against the Phillies earlier this month, through the first two innings, there were four home runs, 12 runs scored and 10 hits tallied.

Reds starter Cody Reed was pulled from the game after throwing 69 pitches through just two innings of work.

Jake Arrieta gave up two homers himself on 53 pitches through two innings.

This is the type of baseball a lot of people like to watch, and it's certainly been entertaining in its already one hour and 19 minute run time as of this writing.

Don't believe me? Watch some clips.

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