Kris Bryant RUMORS & NEWS

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

  • Cubs' Kris Bryant named National League MVP

    Chicago Tribune "Two seasons into his major-league career, Kris Bryant has two All-Star selections, a Rookie of the Year award and a World Series championship to his name. On Thursday, the 24-year-old Cubs star added another major honor to the list – National League MVP. Bryant topped Nationals second..." November 17

  • Bryant looking to join elite company as NL MVP "He began hitting under his dad's tutelage at the age of 5 and hasn't stopped. This year, the Cubs' Kris Bryant continued his meteoric rise, and he will find out on Thursday (5 p.m. CT on MLB Network) whether he won the National League Most Valuable Player Award, presented by the Baseball Writers'..." November 17

  • Mired in early World Series slump, Cubs' Kris Bryant back in MVP-like form

    USA Today "Mired in a 1-for-14 slump over the first four games of the World Series, Kris Bryant wasn’t producing at the plate like the MVP candidate he was during the regular season. That’s all seemed to change over the past two games – and with it, the Chicago Cubs fortunes have brightened..." November 02