Kris Bryant RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cubs are still without Kris Bryant, but insist there's no need to worry

    NBC Sports Chicago "The Cubs will play a second straight game without Kris Bryant, but that doesn't mean fans should start panicking. Bryant hasn't played since getting hit in the head in the top of the first inning in Sunday's game with a 96 mph fastball. Bryant has been cleared by doctors in Colorado and..." April 26

  • Joe Maddon: Kris Bryant '50-50' on starting tonight against Indians

    Chicago Tribune "Cubs manager Joe Maddon said the chances of Kris Bryant starting Tuesday night against the Indians are “50-50.” Maddon said on his weekly radio segment on WSCR-AM 670’s “Bernstein and McKnight Show” that Bryant was “fine” but that he wanted to check with the slugger at Progressive Field, where..." April 24

  • Cubs' Kris Bryant: HBP in head Sunday

    CBS Sports "Bryant exited Sunday's game against the Rockies early after being hit by a pitch in the head. Bryant was struck by a German Marquez pitch on his helmet and was visibly shaken up afterwards." April 22

  • Kris Bryant has gotten so good, he may actually be underrated now

    NBC Sports Chicago "Kris Bryant's trophy case already features a World Series ring, the 2016 NL MVP Award and the 2015 NL Rookie of the Year honor. And yet he played in just his third Opening Day game last month. Bryant has already solidified himself as one of the very best players in Major League Baseball..." April 17

  • Cubs’ Kris Bryant channels Hall of Fame third baseman to reach greater heights

    Chicago Sun-Times "The best reason to believe Kris Bryant will have a better year in 2018 than in 2017? George Brett. Not that he has ever met the Hall of Fame third baseman. “George Brett used to say back in the day that even when he was 4-for-4 he always felt like he was not satisfied, because there was..." March 19

  • Cubs’ Kris Bryant wants to walk more, whiff less; says, ‘I want to be great’

    Chicago Sun-Times "It’s been a while since Kris Bryant cried about being called out on strikes. Let’s call it a little more than half a lifetime ago, in his native Las Vegas. It happened more than a time or two back then, though, and not without a pretty good recurring explanation. Bryant wasn’t just a..." March 15

  • Kris Bryant Says Players Are Ready to Fight for Big Changes in Next CBA

    12 Up "Can you really blame them? This offseason has been one of the weirdest in recent baseball memory. As Spring Training begins, many of the league's biggest free agents remain unsigned, including the likes of Jake Arrieta and Mike Moustakas. ​Even the big names that did sign had to wait, as Yu..." February 24

  • Cubs' Kris Bryant sets record with $10.85 million salary

    Chicago Tribune "Chicago Cubs slugger Kris Bryant set a record for a first-year arbitration-eligible player by agreeing Friday to a one-year, $10.85 million contract. Bryant surpasses the previous mark of $10 million by Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies before the 2008 season. Bryant and Howard each won..." January 12

  • Contract decisions await Cubs for Kris Bryant and other arbitration-eligible players

    Chicago Tribune "As the Cubs scour the free agent and trade markets for pitching help, there’s still the business of deciding which current players are worth the price of keeping. The Cubs and the other 29 major-league teams must tender contracts to all remaining unsigned players by Friday night or allow them..." November 27