Tag Archives: Kris Bryant

Posted on March 14, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine In some ways, the Chicago Cubs are a forgotten team heading into 2019. They didn’t make a lot of moves this winter. They also ended 2018 by losing the NL Central tiebreaker and the Wild Card Game. But just a few seasons removed from a World Series […]

Posted on November 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine In any other year, Manny Machado would undoubtedly be the biggest prize on the free agent market. This winter, the infielder will have to live with being second-best to Bryce Harper, who will have most of baseball after him. However, there will be plenty of teams seeking Machado’s […]

Posted on June 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine As they chase another division title, the Chicago Cubs have been struck with another injury to a key player. Tuesday night, the Cubs placed third baseman Kris Bryant on the 10-day DL with shoulder inflammation. Bryant insists the issue is a minor one. Nevertheless, the Cubs are […]

Posted on March 1, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Despite making three straight trips to the NLCS, the Chicago Cubs are hungry for a return to the World Series in 2018. Many people view the Cubs as one of the top contenders in the National League heading into the season. But can they live up to […]

Posted on October 19, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs are still alive. If Game 4 was Jake Arrieta’s last start in front of the Wrigley Field faithful, he certainly went out in style, striking out nine while allowing just one run over 6.2 innings. He managed to cool down a Dodgers lineup that […]

Posted on October 18, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After their 6-1 win in Game 3 Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers are just one game away from reaching the World Series. Yu Darvish out-pitched Kyle Hendricks, allowing the Dodgers to get their bats going and essentially cruise to their sixth straight postseason win. One more […]

Posted on October 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine For the first time since winning last year’s World Series, the Chicago Cubs will host a playoff game at Wrigley Field on Monday. Fittingly, it’ll be an afternoon game, as the Nationals and Cubs both look to take the lead in the series that is currently tied […]

Posted on September 1, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs have been without shortstop Addison Russell for nearly a month because of a foot injury. Unfortunately for the Cubs, they will continue to be without their opening day shortstop for at least another three weeks. The Cubs announced Thursday night that Russell re-aggravated his plantar […]

Posted on August 11, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs have been holding their breath ever since Willson Contreras injured his hamstring on Wednesday. Contreras has been a catalysts for a recent surge that has put the Cubs atop the NL Central. Fortunately for the Cubs, initial reports from an MRI performed Thursday indicate […]

The Chicago Cubs made history last season by winning their first World Series title in more than a century. But none of that matters now, as all 30 teams have a clean slate heading into the 2017 season. Nevertheless, the Cubbies are set up to be competitive for many years to come. Can they repeat […]

Posted on June 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant made baseball history Monday night while helping the Cubs to an 11-8 win over the Cincinnati Reds. Bryant became the first player in the modern era, which dates back to 1913, to hit three home runs and two doubles in one […]

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