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Kris Bryant | Outfielder | #17

Team: Chicago Cubs
Age / DOB:  (24) / 1/4/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 230
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: San Diego
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (2) / CHC
Contract: view contract details
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Kris Bryant finished 2-for-3 with three RBI as the Cubs topped the Cardinals 9-8 on Wednesday.
Bryant singled and scored in the Cubs' six-run second inning and cracked a long three-run homer off Seung Hwan Oh in the top of the sixth. The star third baseman has an .870 OPS with 10 home runs and 35 RBI in 44 games this season for the Cubs, who now hold an eight-game lead over the Cardinals in the National League Central. Bryant has done nothing but rake since he arrived in the majors last April. May 25 - 5:46 PM

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Kris Bryant went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's loss to the Giants.

Bryant went ya-ya against Giants starter Matt Cain in third inning. He has now homered in back-to-back games and has collected two-hit performances in three of his last four. For the season, he is slashing .282/.364/.509 with nine homers and 31 RBI over 163 at-bats.
May 21 - 10:53 PM

Kris Bryant went 2-for-5 with a homer and four RBI in the Cubs' 8-1 rout of the Giants on Friday.

Bryant's play hasn't gotten a lot of attention, what with the pitchers, Anthony Rizzo and Dexter Fowler making waves, but he's up to eight homers and 30 RBI now. He's also struck out 36 times in 39 games this year after whiffing 199 times in 151 games as a rookie.
May 21 - 1:45 AM

Kris Bryant hit his seventh home run of the season in a loss to the Brewers on Tuesday.

Bryant and the Cubs were held down by Brewers starter Chase Anderson for most of the night before Jason Heyward and Bryant went back-to-back with two outs in the ninth inning. Bryant has 26 RBI and 27 runs scored -- fifth most runs in the National League -- to go with his seven homers this season. The 24-year-old is batting .274/.354/.486 overall.
May 17 - 10:55 PM

Kris Bryant hit his fifth home run of the season in Saturday's win over the Nationals.

Bryant also walked and scored a run in the game. The homer, a solo shot against Nats starter Gio Gonzalez in the fourth inning, was a no-doubter, a reminder that Bryant possesses endless power. His 23 runs are third-most in the National League, and the 24-year-old has 18 RBI to go with his five homers on the year. He's hitting .288/.378/.495 overall.
May 7 - 8:02 PM

Kris Bryant went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored in Tuesday's win over the Pirates.

The Cubs didn't hit any homers in this one, but they piled up 11 hits and seven runs against Jon Niese and the Pirates' bullpen. Bryant has picked up five hits over 12 at-bats since returning from an ankle injury and is now up to .305/.394/.505 for the season with four homers and 17 RBI.
May 3 - 9:52 PM

Kris Bryant (ankle) is back in the Cubs' lineup Sunday.

Bryant didn't play Friday and wasn't in Saturday's lineup before the game was rained out after spraining his right ankle Thursday. He's feeling better now, though, and is in left field and batting third Sunday. The Cubs have Tommy La Stella at third base and Jorge Soler on the bench.
May 1 - 11:40 AM

Cubs manager Joe Maddon hasn't decided if Kris Bryant (ankle) will play on Sunday.

Bryant sprained his ankle Thursday and wasn't in the starting lineup on Friday, though he was on deck to pinch-hit. "I'll debate whether to play him or not," said Maddon. "If we don't start him for sure, he'll be able to come off the bench." Javier Baez filled in at third base Friday and would likely do so the same Sunday if Bryant sits.
Source: cubs.com
Apr 30 - 4:46 PM

Kris Bryant (ankle) is not in the Cubs' lineup on Friday.

Bryant turned his right ankle on Thursday and underwent a precautionary MRI, but the results confirmed that the sprain is minor. Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune says the third baseman "may miss a couple days," but adds that the Cubs are "not worried" about the injury. Javier Baez is filling in at the hot corner on Friday.
Apr 29 - 10:59 AM

Kris Bryant will undergo a precautionary MRI on his right ankle.

Bryant suffered a mild sprain of his right ankle while running the bases in the third inning on Thursday. The Cubs appear confident that it's nothing serious, but there should be more clarity on his status soon.
Apr 28 - 6:24 PM

Kris Bryant is being evaluated after he rolled his right ankle while running the bases in the third inning.

Bryant singled and eventually came around to score in the third inning. He was also hit by a pair of pitches during the game, but his exit wasn't related to this injury. More should be known on his status on Thursday evening or Friday afternoon.
Apr 28 - 4:41 PM

Kris Byrant left Thursday's game against the Brewers in the fifth inning after being hit by a pair of pitches.

Bryant was hit by Taylor Jungmann in the first and fourth innings. He ran the bases after being hit in the fourth inning, but Javier Baez eventually replaced him in left field to begin the fifth inning. The Cubs should pass along an update at some point on Thursday evening.
Apr 28 - 4:11 PM

Kris Bryant went 4-for-6 with two home runs, including a grand slam, and six RBI in the Cubs' 16-0 beatdown of the Reds.

Bryant basically doubled his home run and RBI totals with the monster night, as he came in with two homers and seven RBI in his first 15 games. His second homer of the night was a grand slam, the third of his career. The great evening raised his batting average 40 points, leaving his line at .273/.333/.500 on the season.
Apr 21 - 10:29 PM

Kris Bryant homered for the second straight game as the Cubs bounced the Reds 8-1 on Thursday.

Bryant finished 2-for-3 with two runs scored in the contest. After going 30 at-bats without a homer to open the season, prompting some alarmists to organize search parties to look for his missing power, the 24-year-old has now homered in each of his last two games. Bryant is hitting .250/.357/.500 with those two homers, five RBI and eight runs scored through his first nine games.
Apr 15 - 12:00 AM

Kris Bryant went 0-for-4 against the Reds on Monday and is batting .200 with no homers in 30 at-bats.

Bryant opened the season batting fifth, but Cubs manager Joe Maddon has already changed that up a bit, switching him and Ben Zobrist, who had been batting third. That's better for Bryant's fantasy value, for sure. He hasn't gotten hot yet, though.
Apr 11 - 11:37 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Miguel Montero
2David Ross
3Tim Federowicz
1B1Anthony Rizzo
2B1Ben Zobrist
2Tommy La Stella
SS1Addison Russell
2Javier Baez
3B1Kris Bryant
2Christian Villanueva
LF1Kyle Schwarber
2Jorge Soler
CF1Dexter Fowler
2Matt Szczur
RF1Jason Heyward
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jake Arrieta
2Jon Lester
3John Lackey
4Jason Hammel
5Kyle Hendricks
6Aaron Brooks
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Hector Rondon
2Pedro Strop
3Justin Grimm
4Trevor Cahill
5Adam Warren
6Neil Ramirez
7Travis Wood
8Zac Rosscup
9Clayton Richard
10Joe Nathan