Kris Bryant RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cubs' Kris Bryant: Would like to think 'I wouldn't be shipped out' amid pandemic

    MLB.com " Kris Bryant arrived at Wrigley Field last week with an altered perspective on his priorities. The Cubs' third baseman is a new father, and he had plenty of time over the past several months to reflect on the importance of family, comfort and safety in the midst of a global..." July 08

  • Kris Bryant: 'I don't really feel' safe

    Bleacher Nation "With everything at Cubs Camp understandably tightly controlled, the manner by which players meet with the media is going to be very regimented. Thus, you have things like “today was Kris Bryant’s day.” Bryant just spoke about a range of topics, including how the..." July 06

  • Cubs still plan for Kris Bryant to hit leadoff

    Larry Brown Sports "The Chicago Cubs remain set on their leadoff hitter for the 2020 season. Speaking with reporters on Monday, Cubs manager David Ross said that he is holding firm with the plan for Kris Bryant to hit leadoff and Anthony Rizzo to be the No. 2 hitter, per Mark Gonzales of the Chicago..." June 30

  • Here's What a Braves-Cubs Trade for Kris Bryant Would Look Like Right Now

    12 Up "The 2020 MLB trade deadline has officially been set for August 31st, which gives the Chicago Cubs a whole extra month to decide if they want to move off of former NL MVP Kris Bryant. Even though the Cubs might be in the middle of a pennant race once again, they have done little..." June 26

  • Scott Boras: Why Kris Bryant's free agency won't be impacted by economic crisis

    NBC Sports Chicago "Will the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic in sports influence the thinking of some of baseball’s biggest upcoming free agents — possibly giving the Cubs a better chance to keep stars such as Kris Bryant long-term? Don’t bet on it. “Guys like..." May 16

  • Kris Bryant Says Astros Were ‘Absolutely Not’ The Only MLB Team Stealing Signs

    Total Pro Sports "One thing you rarely hear from people outside of the Houston Astros is anyone defending them after their cheating scandal rocked the sport. That changed considerably this week when Kris Bryant spoke out about it. The Chicago Cubs third baseman does not believe they were the..." March 06

  • Cubs Targeted Dinelson Lamet, Others In Previous Kris Bryant Talks With Padres

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Every report out of Cubs camp indicates former University of San Diego star Kris Bryant will remain with the team at least until the Cubs determine whether they are contenders. That doesn’t mean the Cubs aren’t willing (and even trying) to move him. The main factor in his..." March 05

  • Kris Bryant’s tenuous Cubs future is on the clock

    New York Post "Theo Epstein described a need for the Cubs to undergo a brutal self-assessment come this July. “It is not time to trick yourself,” the Cubs president of baseball operations said. The reason why can be found in what the Red Sox received for Mookie Betts,..." March 03

  • Best moments involving mic'd up Cubs stars Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant

    The Score "Spring training is just a bit looser than the regular season. Case in point: Chicago Cubs stars Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant were mic'd up throughout Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Los Angeles Angels to often hilarious..." March 02

  • Kris Bryant Credits Joe Maddon in Big Way for Cubs World Series Victory in 2016

    12 Up "Joe Maddon is probably the best manager in the Chicago Cubs' nearly 135-year history. He brought them to four straight postseasons for the first time ever and broke the team's 108-year World Series drought in 2016. Some Cubs fans and players were then, understandably, very sad..." March 02

  • Kris Bryant floats fine system to keep Cubs players accountable

    Chicago Sun-Times "Maybe “reckonings,” managerial changes and narratives about fresh voices have their places in changing clubhouse dynamics. But if the Cubs are going to return to the playoffs, these players are going to have to do it themselves. They know it, and so does their new manager,..." February 28

  • How Nolan Arenado and Kris Bryant are moving forward from trade rumors

    ESPN " Nine miles apart, two superstars started spring training by answering the same questions about a winter filled with trade rumors. But the vibe in the responses given by Nolan Arenado at Rockies camp and Kris Bryant as the Cubs opened spring training..." February 21

  • Kris Bryant’s agent says leadoff role only raises value of ‘glue of the Cubs’

    Chicago Sun-Times "Let’s get one thing straight about Kris Bryant leading off and moving off third base to play in the outfield more this year: It doesn’t suddenly mean he won’t be traded at the July 31 trade deadline if the Cubs don’t get off to a strong enough start — although..." February 21

  • Cubs to use slugger Kris Bryant as leadoff man

    ESPN "New Chicago Cubs manager David Ross wasted no time in making his first big decision, announcing Kris Bryant as his leadoff man even before playing a game. "You'll see him at the top of the order a whole lot in spring training," Ross said Wednesday...." February 19

  • Kris Bryant expects to remain with Cubs all season

    Chicago Sun-Times "Whether he’ll actually be kept in the loop on trade talks any more than he was in the past, Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant sounded confident that he’ll remain with the team at least through the season after meeting with team president Theo Epstein on..." February 19

  • Cubs among high-revenue teams making hard choices on players, money

    Chicago Sun-Times "Third baseman Kris Bryant pointed out Saturday that the Cubs could keep their entire All-Star core together beyond arbitration years “if they want to.” “There’s certainly money out there. It’s a very profitable game,” he said. Then the..." February 17

  • Cubs 3B Kris Bryant Calls Astros' Sign Stealing Scandal 'Worse Than Steroids'

    Bleacher Report "Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant said Saturday the Houston Astros players who took part in the club's sign-stealing scheme "absolutely" should have received punishments from MLB. "I think it's worse than steroids,"..." February 15

  • Kris Bryant enters spring training seeking some assurance from the Cubs amid swirling trade rumors

    CBS Sports "Major League Baseball's regular season will get underway in about five weeks' time. Even so, the Chicago Cubs have yet to give third baseman Kris Bryant any assurance that he will remain with the organization heading into Opening Day. Bryant, predictably, would..." February 15

  • Cubs' Front Office is Truly Lost if They're Actually Considering Trading for Nolan Arenado

    12 Up "Not many people know exactly what the Chicago Cubs are doing this offseason aside from the constant chatter about the launch of Marquee Network. It's clear they've been focusing a lot more on making money off this television venture than tinkering with the roster to get back to the..." February 13

  • Is the Kris Bryant-Nolan Arenado swap still a possibility?

    Distinct Athlete "While the trade rumor mill in MLB has gone quiet with spring training closing in, the potential for one more blockbuster trade remains a possibility. According to The Athletic’s Patrick Mooney, the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies haven’t entirely dismissed a Nolan Arenado for Kris..." February 12

  • Cubs have discussed Kris Bryant trade with multiple teams

    Real GM Baseball "Kris Bryant is set to report to camp with the Chicago Cubs later this week, but his future with the club remains somewhat cloudy. " February 12

  • A Kris Bryant blockbuster could fit for these 5 teams

    MLB.com "There has been a lot of talk all offseason about a superstar getting moved in a trade, and it wasn’t until this week that such a blockbuster was finally agreed to, with 2018 AL MVP Mookie Betts (along with left-hander David Price) reportedly going from the Red Sox to the Dodgers..." February 07

  • What are the Cubs' trade options with Kris Bryant?

    ESPN "For anyone who has wondered whether the Chicago Cubs could actually go through with trading a former league MVP and one-time face of the franchise in Kris Bryant, this week's Mookie Betts blockbuster served as an important reminder about the lengths a team is..." February 07

  • What's Next for the Cubs and Kris Bryant?

    Bleacher Report "Kris Bryant's future with the Chicago Cubs is suddenly clearer and yet still marked by questions. Remember the grievance Bryant filed in 2015, in which he and agent Scott Boras alleged that the Cubs had improperly manipulated his service time? According..." February 04

  • Kris Bryant Has “No Ill Will” Towards Cubs After Grievance Loss

    MLB Trade Rumors "Don’t expect any major changes to the relationship between Kris Bryant and the Cubs in the wake of today’s ruling on his service-time grievance action. There’s “no ill will whatsoever” towards the team on Bryant’s part, a source tells Gordon..." January 29

  • Rockies, Cubs ‘Discussed’ Kris Bryant, Nolan Arenado Trade

    Sportsnaut "Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado and Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant are two of the biggest names on the trade market. As both organizations weigh offers for their respective stars, the Rockies and Cubs have also reportedly discussed a one-for-one swap. According to..." January 29

  • Report: Kris Bryant loses grievance against Cubs

    TSN "Kris Bryant has lost his service time grievance against the Chicago Cubs and will not be a free agent until after the 2021 season, according to a report by Jeff Passan of ESPN. The Cubs called Bryant up to the Majors on April 17, 2015, causing him to fall one day short of the 172 days..." January 29

  • 5 Impact Trades That Could Still Happen in MLB Offseason

    12 Up "The MLB offseason is far from over. There is still around two weeks until pitchers and catchers report for Spring Training, so there's still ample time for teams to try and pull off blockbuster trades in order to fortify the roster ahead of the 2020 campaign. Well, with rumors..." January 28

  • Kris Bryant’s wife Jessica responds to those accusing third baseman of faking flu

    Larry Brown Sports "Kris Bryant’s wife Jessica went on Twitter Friday to shoot down fans who think the third baseman is faking the flu. The Chicago Cubs are holding their 2020 fan convention this weekend, and things began with opening ceremonies on Friday. A few reporters notified the public that..." January 18