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An amazing year for Kris Bryant in 2016

November 17, 2016
One year after being named NL Rookie of the Year, Kris Bryant is named NL MVP for 2016. 

  • Bryant won his 3rd career NL player of the month in August of 2016
  • He led the league in runs scored with 121.  That is the most runs scored by a Cubs player in a season
  • since Sammy Sosa had 122 in 2002.
  • He led the NL in WAR (Wins Above Replacement) with 7.7
  • He was 3rd in NL in home runs with 39
  • He was 6th in NL in RBI with 102

June 27, 2016

Kris Bryant has one of the best days ever in MLB history going 5 for 5 with 3 home runs and 2 doubles in an 11-8 Cubs win over the Reds.  Bryant scores 4 runs and drives in 6 in the game. 

October 12, 2015
Game 3 of NLDS vs Cardinals at Wrigley Field
January 4
Drafted by the Cubs on June 6, 2013
November 6, 2015
Kris Bryant named NL Rookie of the Year.
April 17, 2015
MLB debut-0 for 4 with 3 strikeouts.
May 9, 2015
First home run
June 17, 2015
Grand Slam off Cleveland Indians position player, David Murphy who was pitching late in the game.
June 22, 2015
2 home runs off Dodger’s ace, Clayton Kershaw
July 27, 2015
Kris Bryant’s first walk off home run
NL Rookie of the month for August/2015
September 19, 2015
His 25th home run of the season ties Billy Williams club rookie record for HR”s in a season.
Septmeber 22, 2015
His 26th home run of the season is a new Cubs rookie record.

Kris Bryant in the 2016 World Series:

Bryant batted .269 with a .387 obp starting all 7 World Series games.  He hit 2 home runs and stole one base.

October 30, 2016
Bryant's solo home run in the 4th inning of Game 5 of the World Series began a 3-run Cubs inning that helped them stay alive in the Series, help the Cubs win their first World Series game at Wrigley Field in 71 years and send the Series to Cleveland for Games 6 & 7.

November 1, 2016
In Game 6 of the World Series in Cleveland, Kris Bryant homers in the 1st inning to give the Cubs a 1-0 lead. the home run was off Josh Tomlin who shut out the Cubs at Wrigley Field in Game 4.

November 2, 2016

Game 7 of the World Series was amazing. There were so many Cubs heroes, David Ross, Ben Zobrist. Bryant had his own impact on the base paths. He made two amazing base running moments, one scoring from first to home on a hit by Anthony Rizzo. The other scoring on a very shallow fly ball to center field.

Bryant scores on very shallow fly ball.