Kris Bryant RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bryant reportedly not interested in talking contract extension with Cubs

    Fanrag Sports "It appears Kris Bryant didn’t counter anything the Chicago Cubs may have offered — if they did get to make an official offer — as a couple sources said they did. This development affirms an earlier report of Tom Verducci of MLB Network and Sports Illustrated. One Cubs person suggested the..." June 02

  • Kris Bryant: Cubs have 'no reason to worry' over 25-24 start

    ESPN "Cubs manager Joe Maddon is keeping calm while fans in Chicago might be "freaking out" over the team's 25-24 record as the calendar hits Memorial Day. After a weekend sweep at the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Maddon was asked what to tell a nervous fan base. "Please, go ahead and freak..." May 29

  • Extension? Kris Bryant likes incentives, prefers to ‘play it out’

    Chicago Sun-Times "Talk to Cubs star Kris Bryant about things such as contract extensions, and he might bring up his track record of thriving when he has incentives to chase. It goes back to grade school, when his parents would give him $100 for every report card with straight A’s and his grandparents would give..." May 01

  • No bat flips for Bryant: Crushed HRs 'enough of a disgrace for the pitcher'

    CBSChicago.com "In this era of social media, the instant gratification desire of millenials and an abundance of exuberant young talent in MLB, much has been made over the theatrics of some hitters gazing at their no-doubt home runs and celebrating with an accompanying bat flip. Is that showing up the pitcher?..." April 26

  • Cubs 'got nowhere' in extension talks with Bryant

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Cubs made an effort to lock up National League MVP Kris Bryant on a long-term extension this offseason but “got nowhere” in their efforts, Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated reports. Verducci notes that the Cubs made efforts to lock up several of their young players, in fact, though they..." April 21

  • Kris Bryant can become the next Derek Jeter — and more

    Yardbarker "Kris Bryant is too good to be true. In the past five years, the precocious Bryant has earned the National College Baseball Player of the Year, a top three pick in the MLB Draft, the Minor League Player of the Year, two All-Star appearances, National League Rookie of the Year and a Most Valuable..." April 20

  • Kris Bryant does something no reigning MVP has ever done before, but it's not good

    CBS Sports "t’s hard to dream up a better possible start to a career than Kris Bryant’s. Here is how the last four years have played out for the Cubs star third baseman: 2013: Golden Spikes Award winner as the best player in college baseball. 2014: Baseball America’s Minor League Player of the..." April 08

  • Kris Bryant's dad has some parental advice for LaVar Ball: Just let your kids play

    CBS Sports "Kris Bryant of the Cubs is of course the reigning National League MVP. If follows, then, that Mike Bryant, father of Kris, is indeed the parent of an MVP and the deep azure eyes of same. It further follows that the elder Mr. Bryant might have some informed opinions on the care and feeding of elite..." March 30

  • Cubs’ Kris Bryant makes history with 2017 salary

    Fanrag Sports "A source close to the situation has informed FanRag Sports that Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant has signed a $1.05 million contract for the upcoming 2017 season, a record for a second-year player. Bryant has now surpassed a previous mark set by Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike..." March 09

  • Kris Bryant honored by landing coveted 2017 Topps Card No. 1

    Sportress of Blogitude "Chicago Cubs superstar Kris Bryant has earned yet another honorable accolade in his brilliant yet young baseball career: Landing the coveted Card No. 1 in the upcoming 2017 Topps baseball-card set, which will go on sale Feb. 1. Bryant snagged Card No. 1 courtesy of week-long online vote held in..." January 27

  • Kris Bryant Marries High School Sweetheart ... In Vegas, Baby!

    TMZ "Chicago Cubs superstar Kris Bryant is already killing in 2017 ... dude just married his high school sweetheart in a massive Vegas wedding -- packed with teammates and other MLB superstars. The 25-year-old 3rd baseman swapped "I Dos" with Jessica Delp -- his girlfriend since high school -- at..." January 09