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Kris Bryant | Third Baseman

Team: Chicago Cubs
Age / DOB:  (23) / 1/4/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right

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Kris Bryant delivered a walk-off two-run home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to help the Cubs overtake the Rockies on Monday.
Rafael Soriano blew the save in the top half of the ninth inning, allowing four runs to put the Cubs down 8-7. Kris Bryant picked up his teammate, victimizing Rockies closer John Axford for a two-run bomb to left-center. He hit an RBI single as part of a six-run fourth inning as well. The rookie has done well thus far, batting .254/.358/.453 with 14 home runs and 59 RBI. Jul 27 - 11:45 PM

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Kris Bryant went 1-for-3 with a two-run single and two stolen bases in Wednesday's win against the Reds.

Bryant pinch-hit for starter Dallas Beeler in the third inning and delivered a two-run single, capping off a five-run third inning which knotted the game up at 5-5. Bryant also stole two bases in the contest, giving him 10 on the season along with 12 home runs, 54 RBI, and a .258/.367/.449 triple-slash line.
Jul 22 - 10:04 PM

Kris Bryant is not in the Cubs' lineup for the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Reds.

He's getting a breather after going hitless in the first game. Jonathan Herrera is handling third base in Bryant's place.
Jul 22 - 3:57 PM

Kris Bryant went 1-for-3 with an RBI triple in Sunday's win over the White Sox.

Bryant's compiled 286 at-bats since being called up early in the season. In those at-bats, he's already hit four triples, a great example of his shining blend of power and speed. He notched three-bagger No. 4 in the first inning of Sunday's contest with the White Sox. Bryant will now head to Cincinnati for Monday's Home Run Derby having smashed 12 actual homers to go with 51 RBI and a .269/.376/.472 triple-slash.
Jul 12 - 5:00 PM

Kris Bryant struck out three times against White Sox starter Chris Sale in Saturday's loss.

The rookie phenom is posting a .269/.375/.466 triple-slash with 12 homers and 50 RBI across 283 at-bats this season, but Chris Sale made him look like the rookie that he is in fanning him three times. There's no shame in striking out against a pitcher of Sale's caliber and we're certain Bryant will recover from the sting soon enough. He'll be among the participants in Monday's Home Run Derby, where strikeouts and Chris Sale are not allowed.
Jul 11 - 7:50 PM

Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Todd Frazier and Joc Pederson will represent the National League in Monday's Home Run Derby.

This year's derby features some new rules, including a bracket-style tournament and a timer for each participant. Bryant will face off with Albert Pujols in the first round with the potential to face teammate Rizzo in the finals. The phenom has certainly shown some pop since his debut, hitting 12 homers through 74 games thus far.
Jul 8 - 6:20 PM

Kris Bryant had a monster game in Saturday's 7-2 win over the Marlins, homering twice and driving in six runs.

Bryant eradicated Marlins starter Jarred Cosart from this earth, hitting a two-run homer in the first inning and following it up with a grand slam in the second to drive Cosart from the mound. This was Bryant's second multi-homer game of the season and he's now socked 12 dingers and driven in 49 runs over 70 games since being called up in late April. The rookie sports a .278/.381/.486 triple-slash and figures to be a front-runner for the NL Rookie of the Year award come the end of the season.
Jul 4 - 10:02 PM

Kris Bryant is out of the Cubs' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon against the Mets.

Bryant struck out in three of his five trips to the plate on Wednesday and will now take a day of mental and physical rest. Jonathan Herrera is starting at third base and batting seventh versus Mets righty Jacob deGrom.
Jul 2 - 10:34 AM

Kris Bryant went 1-for-2 with two walks and a run in Tuesday's win over the Mets.

The run was the only one either team would score in the game. Even after missing the season's first two weeks, Bryant's 40 walks are fifth-most in the National League. The 23-year-old is hitting .275/.381/.466 in his rookie year.
Jun 30 - 9:42 PM

Kris Bryant (illness) went 1-for-4 with a single and a sacrifice fly in his return to action Friday against the Cardinals.

Bryant made an early exit from Thursday's game due to flu-like symptoms, but it shouldn't be an issue moving forward. The rookie sensation is batting .277 with 10 home runs and an .850 OPS through his first 64 games in the majors.
Jun 27 - 12:30 AM

Kris Bryant (illness) is back in the Cubs' lineup Friday.

Bryan had to make an early exit Thursday while battling the flu, but he's feeling well enough to give it a go Friday. The rookie slugger sports a .278/.383/.474 batting line with 10 homers and 42 RBI across 63 games this season.
Jun 26 - 4:29 PM

Kris Bryant left Thursday's series finale against the Dodgers with flu-like symptoms.

Bryant struck out in his first at-bat and was lifted before the top of the third inning, with Jonathan Herrera taking over at third base, Chris Coghlan moving to second base, Chris Denorfia shifting to left field, and Matt Szczur taking over in center. Bryant can be considered day-to-day. This doesn't sound like a big deal.
Jun 25 - 3:20 PM

Kris Bryant had his first multi-homer game, finishing 2-for-3 with a walk and three RBI as the Cubs topped the Dodgers on Monday.

Bryant gave the Cubs a 2-1 lead in the third inning when he hit a two-run home run off of Clayton Kershaw. He victimized reliever Adam Liberatore in the eighth inning with a solo home run, providing some necessary insurance. The heralded third base prospect has 10 home runs on the year along with 42 RBI and an impressive .282/.384/.485 triple-slash line.
Jun 22 - 11:17 PM

Kris Bryant went 0-for-5 with three strikeouts in the Cubs' win over the Twins on Sunday.

Bryant was the only Cubs player who failed to reach base in the 8-0 blowout victory. The 23-year-old third baseman had a rough three-game series in Minnesota, going 0-for-13 with one walk and four strikeouts. He still boasts a .277/.379/.455 batting line on the season.
Jun 21 - 5:19 PM

Kris Bryant hit a grand slam off David Murphy in Wednesday's rout of the Indians.

It came in a 13-0 game, but it'll help the fantasy owners. The slam came in his fourth career plate appearance with the bases loaded. He had a walk, a HBP and an out in the previous three.
Jun 17 - 10:23 PM

Depth Charts

C1Miguel Montero
2Kyle Schwarber
3David Ross
4Taylor Teagarden
1B1Anthony Rizzo
2B1Addison Russell
2Tommy La Stella
SS1Starlin Castro
2Jonathan Herrera
3B1Kris Bryant
LF1Chris Coghlan
2Chris Denorfia
CF1Dexter Fowler
RF1Jorge Soler
Starting Pitcher
S1Jon Lester
2Jake Arrieta
3Jason Hammel
4Kyle Hendricks
5Dallas Beeler
6Tsuyoshi Wada
7Jacob Turner