Kris Bryant RUMORS & NEWS

  • 3 Moves Cubs Could Make to Change Culture Without Trading Kris Bryant

    12 Up "The Chicago Cubs need to strike gold in the offseason to get back on the right track in the fierce NL Central, but doing so could mean that they are forced to part ways with star third baseman Kris Bryant. While a small section of the Wrigley faithful have resigned themselves to the..." December 02

  • MLB Execs Think Francisco Lindor and Kris Bryant Are More Likely to Be Traded Than Mookie Betts

    12 Up "MLB's general manager meetings are over, and the much-anticipated winter meetings will take place shortly. While many are looking at where the likes of Gerrit Cole, Anthony Rendon and Stephen Strasburg will sign in free agency, you can't forget about the potential..." November 27

  • Where will Kris Bryant play in 2020? Ranking the Cubs star's best landing spots as trade rumors swirl

    CBS Sports "The hot stove has been more of a tepid stove in recent years. Regardless of the terminology, we're into the MLB offseason and teams are going to make a litany of transactions. We'll examine them through as many lenses as need be in the coming weeks and months.  In this..." November 19

  • Will Kris Bryant still be with the Cubs next season?

    Chicago Sun-Times "For six years, they grew together, lived together, played together, won together, celebrated together and failed together. And just in the last couple of weeks they got together to formally air a 4½-year-old grievance. If they were a Facebook page, the Cubs’..." November 15

  • A Kris Bryant Trade To The Dodgers Could Actually Work

    12 Up "Just like Mookie Betts and Francisco Lindor, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant could be on the trade block this winter. He's a free agent in 2022 and with Scott Boras as his agent, it's highly unlikely he'll sign an extension. So, for the Cubs, who..." November 13

  • Cubs pick up Anthony Rizzo's option for 2020

    NBC Sports "The de facto captain of the Cubs will return next season. To the surprise of no one, the Cubs have picked up Anthony Rizzo’s $16.5 million option for 2020, according to multiple reports. ESPN’s Jesse Rogers said that an official announcement from the Cubs should..." November 03

  • Cubs hope to resolve Kris Bryant's grievance concerning service-time manipulation

    CBS Sports "The Chicago Cubs announced on Thursday that former backstop David Ross would serve as their next manager, succeeding Joe Maddon, who was permitted to leave at season's end. With due respect to Ross, more substantive news on the franchise's direction could be coming..." October 25

  • Cubs might look to trade Kris Bryant amid grievance

    CBS Sports "The Chicago Cubs announced on Thursday that former backstop David Ross would serve as their next manager, succeeding Joe Maddon, who was permitted to leave at season's end. With due respect to Ross, more substantive news on the franchise's direction could be coming..." October 24

  • MLB Hearing Kris Bryant Service Time Grievance vs Cubs That Could Have Major League Ramifications

    12 Up "Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant found himself a casualty of the MLB's service time policy in 2015, as he had his Chicago debut delayed by 12 days after the start of the season, as doing so gave the Cubs another year of team control. Bryant and his agent, Scott Boras,..." October 23

  • Cubs' Hypothetical Trade Market for Kris Bryant Seems Totally Nonexistent

    12 Up "There's no question that the 2019 season has been a failure on the part of the Chicago Cubs. The roster is full of championship-caliber players, and yet they were swept at home by the St. Louis Cardinals last week, which pretty much took them out of the playoffs. Change is..." September 24

  • 'How Many MVPs Have to Go Down?': Scott Boras Is Fed Up With MLB's Unsafe Bases

    SI "The hard, slick bases used by Major League Baseball have taken out another star player, and agent Scott Boras is fed up. “How many MVPs have to go down?” Boras said Monday after Kris Bryant, one his clients and the 2016 NL MVP, slipped on a wet base Sunday at Wrigley..." September 23

  • Cubs' Kris Bryant exits with ankle injury after awkward slip off first base bag

    USA Today "It's a fitting metaphor for the way the Chicago Cubs' season has gone down the stretch: star third baseman Kris Bryant being helped off the field while grimacing in pain. The 2016 National League MVP left Sunday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals in the bottom of the..." September 22

  • Kris Bryant: Distractions '1,000%' contributing to Cubs' uneven season

    The Score "The Chicago Cubs may be in the thick of the National League playoff race, but things haven't exactly gone according to plan. Manager Joe Maddon's expiring contract has crept up whenever the club has hit a cold streak, and star players like third baseman Kris..." September 15

  • Cubs' Kris Bryant Dealing With Nagging Knee Issue and it Doesn't Sound Great

    12 Up "With questions surrounding the managers long-term job security and the future of some current core players, anything short of a legitimate playoff showing in 2019 for the Chicago Cubs may result in a big shake up. If the team is going to have any autumn success, Chicago needs its..." September 08

  • Never-ending story for Cubs as Kris Bryant scratched on day Cubs returned two to lineup

    Chicago Sun-Times "Trying to get their lineup whole for a strong finish, the Cubs instead continued to play musical gurneys Tuesday against the Mariners. Catcher Willson Contreras, making a speedy return from a hamstring injury, was back in the lineup exactly one month after getting hurt, and..." September 04

  • Should Cubs look at trading Kris Bryant this offseason?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Chicago Cubs could be in for significant changes this offseason, and trade talks surrounding one of their best players could be a major storyline. ESPN’s Jeff Passan suggested that the Cubs could listen to trade offers for third baseman Kris Bryant during the winter. He..." August 28

  • Kris Bryant talks hitting strategy: 'This is the hardest game in the world'

    The Score "If you've ever questioned how hard it is to hit a baseball, just ask Chicago Cubs third baseman and former National League MVP Kris Bryant. Bryant was one of seven victims to strike out against Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Aaron Nola on Wednesday, and he looked particularly..." August 18

  • Kris Bryant Leaves Cubs Game With Knee Injury

    The Big Lead "Kris Bryant is in the middle of a fantastic year for the Chicago Cubs, so it was potentially devastating to see him leave the Wednesday’s game against the San Francisco Giants with a sore knee. The Cubs announced his departure on Twitter. Bryant appeared to hurt..." July 24

  • Kris Bryant: Onus on players to ensure Joe Maddon’s job security

    Sportress of Blogitude "There has been speculation going back to last season concerning Joe Maddon’s seemingly tenuous hold on his job as manager of the Chicago Cubs. With the longtime skipper serving in a lame-duck capacity in the final year of his contract, it’s believed a deep postseason run this fall..." July 11

  • Kris Bryant 'pissed' about performance: 'It's not good enough for me'

    The Score "Kris Bryant made the third All-Star appearance of his career this past week but if you ask him, that's simply not enough. "Honestly? I'm pissed," the Chicago Cubs third baseman told Sahadev Sharma of The Athletic regarding his 2019 season. "I'm not satisfied..." July 11

  • Kris Bryant & Anthony Rizzo World Series Mitts Hit Auction Block

    TMZ "Is this the greatest piece of World Series memorabilia EVER?!?! The gloves worn by Chicago Cubs stars' Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo when they combined to get to the final out of Game 7 of the 2016 World Series are hitting the auction block ... and they can be all yours, if..." July 08