Kris Bryant

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Birthday:  January 4

June 6, 2013
With the 2nd overall pick in MLB draft, Cubs select Kris Bryant. Bryant played college baseball at the Un of San Diego.

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May 9

2015: Kris Bryant hits his first MLB home run in a 12-4 loss to the Brewers at Miller Park.  

2018:  Kris Bryant hits his 100th career home run in an 8-1 Cubs victory over the Rockies at Coors Field in the 2nd game of a doubleheader.  

Cubs History-May 9

April 17, 2015
Kris Bryant makes his Cubs debut in a 5-4 loss to the Padres at Wrigley Field.  He went 0 for 4 with 3 strikeouts. 

May 9, 2015
In 2015, hit his 1st career MLB home run.  3 years later, 5/9/2018, he hit his 100th career MLB home run. 

June 13, 2015 
Starlin Castro's RBI single scoring Kris Bryant is the walk-off winner as the Cubs defeat the Reds 4-3 at Wrigley Field.  Miguel Montero homers for the Cubs.

June 17, 2015
In Cleveland, the Cubs defeat the Indians 17-0.  Kris Bryant hits a grand slam off position player, David Murphy who was pitching late in the game.  Kyle Schwarber goes 4 for 5 with 2 RBI and his first MLB home run.  

July 4, 2015
Kris Bryant's hits 2-run home run in the first and a grand slam in the 2nd
as the Cubs coast to a 7-2 win over the Marlins at Wrigley Field.

August 23, 2015
Dexter Fowler leads off 1st inning with a home run and the Cubs hit 5 home runs, 2 by Kris Bryant as the Cubs defeat the Braves 9-3 at Wrigley Field. 

September 19, 2015
Kris Bryant hits his 25th home run of the season tying Billy Williams record for most home runs by a Cubs rookie. 

September 22, 2015
At Wrigley Field, Jake Arrieta strikes out 11 and pitches a 3-hit complete game shutout.  Kris Bryant homers as Cubs defeat the Brewers 4-0.  For Bryant, it is his 26th home run of the season breaking the previous Cubs rookie record held by Hall of Famer, Billy Williams


April 21, 2016
Jake Arrieta becomes just the 2nd Cubs pitcher post 1900 to throw 2 no-hitters with the team as the Cubs demolish the Reds 16-0.  Kris Bryant homers twice and drives in 6 runs.  Arrieta walks 4, but faces just 29 batters due to double play and David Ross pickoff at first base.

May 8, 2016
Mother's Day at Wrigley Field.  Cubs are going for a sweep of the Washington Nationals.  Joe Maddon and the Cubs had a plan to completely pitch around Bryce Harper. This game went 13 innings yet Harper did not get an official at bat, walking 6 times (3 intentional) and was hit by a pitch. 

Kris Bryant's 2-run single in the 7th inning ties the game 3-3 and the game goes into extra innings when Javier Baez ends the game with a walk-off solo home run.  The first walk-off hit of his MLB career.

Jake Arrieta only went 5 innings a a starter, but the Cubs bullpen pitches 8 scoreless innings (Trevor Cahill, Adam Warren,  Justin Grimm, Travis Wood).

June 1, 2016
Jon Lester gives up a 1st inning home run to KIki Hernandez, but holds Dodgers without a run the rest of the way for a complete game, 4-hitter with 10 strikeouts.   Kris Bryant's 2-run home run gives the Cubs a 2-1 win over the Dodgers at Wrigley Field. 

June 19, 2016
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Pirates 10-5.  Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Willson Contreras & Addison Russell all homer for the Cubs.  

June 27, 2016

At Great American Ballpark, the Cubs defeat the Reds 11-8.  Kris Bryant doubles twice and homers 3 times, scoring 4 runs and driving in 6 runs. 

July 5, 2016
Cubs hit 4 home runs, 2 by Addison Russell in a 9-5 loss at Wrigley Field.
Javier Baez & Kris Bryant homer as well for Cubs. 

August 9, 2016
Cubs continue some great pitching and extend their winning streak to 9 games as John Lackey gives up just 3 hits against his former team in a 5-1 win over the Angels.  Willson Contreras & Kris Bryant homer for the Cubs. 

August 18, 2016
At Wrigley Field, it's Kris Bryant's day as he goes 5 for 5 with 2 home runs & 5 RBI as the Cubs defeat the Brewers 9-6.

August 26, 2016
A nice comeback from the Cubs as Kris Bryant hits 2 important home runs for a 6-4 Cubs win at Dodger Stadium. 

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.  

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.

And of course, who can ever forget the ground ball he picked up and threw to Anthony Rizzo for the final out? Whew-when he slipped, I know as a Cubs fan, I thought, here we go again!!!

April 21, 2017
For the 3rd straight game, the Cubs trail early, get solid bullpen help (5 1/3
innings with 1 hit and no runs by Grimm, Strop, Duensing, Rondon, Edwards & Davis) and big hits late in the game.  Anthony Rizzo ties the game with 2 outs in the 9th with a 3-run home run.  Kris Bryant's sacrifice fly scoring Albert Almora wins it for Cubs 6-5. 

May 21, 2017 
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Brewers 13-6.  Willson Contreras goes 3 for 3 with a double and 3 RBI.  Kris Bryant goes 3 fo 3 with 2 home runs, 4 runs scored and 2 RBI.     


May 7, 2018 
At Wrigley Field, Cubs hit 4 home runs, 2 by Ian Happ, 1 each by Kris Bryant & Javier Baez as the Cubs defeat the Marlins 14-2.  Kyle Hendricks pitches 8 innings to earn the win. 

May 9, 2018 
Kris Bryant's 100th home run 3 years to the day since his first MLB home run. 

June 15, 2018 
At Busch Stadium, the Cubs defeat the Cardinals 13-5.  Ian Happ, Kris Bryant & Kyle Schwarber homer for the Cubs. 

June 19, 2018
Cubs defeat the Dodgers 2-1 at Wrigley Field on Albert Almora's walk-off RBI single driving in Kris Bryant.  The win helps the Cubs split the doubleheader after losing game 1 to the Dodgers 4-3. 

March 28, 2019

Opening day for the Cubs against the Rangers on the road.  Cubs defeat the Rangers 14-2.  Kris Bryant homers and driver in 3 runs.  Javy Baez homers twice and drives in 4 as Jon Lester earns the victory.  

May 5, 2019
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Cardinals 13-5.  Kris Bryant goes
2 for 4 with a grand slam. 

May 7, 2019
At Wrigley Field, Kris Bryant's walk-off 3-run home run helps the Cubs
defeat the Miami Marlins 5-2.  Jon Lester gives up just 2 unearned runs
through 6 innings and the Cubs bullpen pitches 3 scoreless relief innings
(Brandon Kintzler, Brad Brach & Steve Cishek). 

May 12, 2019
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Brewers 4-1.  Kris Bryant goes 3 for
4 with 3 runs scored, a home run & 2 RBI. 

May 17, 2019
At Nationals Park, Kris Bryant homers 3 times, goes 4 for 6 with 5 RBI in
a 14-6 win over the Nationals.  Willson Contreras has 4 hits, including a
home run. 

May 21, 2019
Cubs come from behind and defeat the Phillies 3-2 on Javier Baez walk-off
RBI single scoring Anthony Rizzo.  Kris Bryant goes 3 for 4 with a walk,
double and 2 runs scored. 

September 10, 2019
In San Diego, the Padres defeat the Cubs 9-8 in 10 innings on a bases loaded
walk by Steve Cishek to Manuel Margot.  Jason Heyward & Kris Bryant both hit 2 home runs for the Cubs.  Bryant goes 2 for 4 with a walk, 3 runs scored & 4 RBI.  Heyward goes 2 for 3 with 2 walks, 3 runs scored & 3 RBI. 

September 14, 2019
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Pirates 14-1.  Kris Bryant goes 3 for 3
with a home run & 4 RBI. 

September 15, 2019
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Pirates 16-6.  Kris Bryant goes 3 for 5
with 2 home runs & 4 RBI.  Kyle Schwarber homers and goes 3 for 5 with 3 runs & 3 RBI.  Jonathan Lucroy & Ian Happ homer for Cubs & Nicholas Castellanos goes 3 for 5 with 2 doubles and 3 runs scored.