(CBS) Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo on Thursday evening announced his engagement.
The 27-year-old Rizzo posted a photo of he and now-fiancee Emily Vakos to Twitter, saying, “Luckiest guy in the world! She said YES. Future Mr. and Mrs. Rizzo.”READ MORE: IDES Kept Offices Closed While Many Struggled To Get Their Unemployment Benefits: What Really Happened
The Cubs had an off day Thursday ahead of facing the Cardinals on Friday at Wrigley Field.READ MORE: More Than 9,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Vakos was a ubiquitous presence alongside Rizzo in the offseason after the Cubs won the World Series. The two went on a vacation to Thailand shortly after the season ended and walked the red carpet at the Grammys in February.