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Sport Kris Bryant’s wife responds to those accusing third baseman of faking flu

05:05  18 january  2020
05:05  18 january  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

Executives blast Cubs for Bryant, Contreras asking prices

  Executives blast Cubs for Bryant, Contreras asking prices Despite persistent trade rumors, it doesn't appear the Chicago Cubs will part ways with Kris Bryant anytime soon. The Cubs have placed a high price tag on the former National League MVP but teams aren't biting, according to David Kaplan of NBC Sports Chicago. "The Cubs' asking price for Bryant is a joke," a former general manager told Kaplan. "They want nearly ready major-league talent at the level of a Gleyber Torres type or close and there is no chance a team is going to give them a package of those caliber of players.

Kris Bryant needed assistance walking off the field on Wednesday night.

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant left Wednesday night' s game against the Nationals after rolling his ankle in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Kris Bryant’s wife Jessica went on Twitter Friday to shoot down fans who think the third baseman is faking the flu.

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The Chicago Cubs are holding their 2020 fan convention this weekend, which began with opening ceremonies on Friday. A few reporters notified the public that Bryant was ill and would be making an appearance on Friday, but otherwise might not be around much.

Trade talks have surrounded Bryant this offseason, so some skeptical fans thought the illness was an excuse to keep the former MVP away from the team since he might not be around long.

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That is awesome, Kris Bryant is awesome, and even something closer to below average defense at third base would still have resulted in an extremely valuable player. That we’re even discussing his rank among the best defensive third basemen is nothing short of amazing. On the defensive metrics

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant reaches for a bobbled grounder by New York Mets Travis d'Arnaud as mets runner Yoenis Cespedes bluffs down Bryant ' s deal is higher than what Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star right-hander Gerrit Cole (1,000) received despite Cole having more than two years

Jessica Bryant decided to shoot down any of those rumors by saying her husband was legitimately ill.

Bryant did make an appearance at the opening ceremonies and received huge applause.

Bryant has been part of trade rumors that involved the Phillies in December and the Nationals more recently, but he still remains with the Cubs.

Five Potential Trade Destinations For Rockies All-Star Third Baseman Nolan Arenado

  Five Potential Trade Destinations For Rockies All-Star Third Baseman Nolan Arenado Nolan Arenada, the Colorado Rockies' 28-year old All-Star, is probably going to get traded, as reported by Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Arenada signed an eight-year, $260 million contract in 2019, but the third baseman has an opt-out after the 2021 season so the Rockies could lose him for nothing in two seasons. With Arenada unhappy and feeling like the Rockies are rebuilding, the time to move him is now. They just need to find a competitive team that could reach a compromise on his opt-out and convince him to waive his no-trade clause. Here are five possible trade destinations.

By the time third baseman Kris Bryant was hit in the left hand/wrist area in the top of the ninth, the Bump center fielder Happ to second base, moving Zobrist to third base . That would mean shifting Keep in mind that Schwarber was playing left field, meaning that would have left a right fielder in

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant said he is "extremely disappointed" that he was reassigned to the team' s minor league camp. Scott Boras, the agent for Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant , ripped the franchise' s plan to have Bryant start the season in Triple-A in interviews Tuesday.

Bryant is set to make $18.6 million in 2020 after avoiding arbitration by agreeing to a deal with the Cubs. He is still waiting on the outcome of his service time grievance with MLB, which will dictate whether he becomes a free agent after the 2020 or 2021 season.

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Albuquerque twins named after basketball legend Kobe Bryant .
People all over the world are mourning the death of Kobe Bryant, including an Albuquerque couple who say they are reminded of him every time they look at their kids. Amalia Martinez has been a Lakers fan since she was little. Sign up for our Newsletters "Being a young Lakers fan, I remember watching games with my dad. I played basketball in middle school and high school and you know, you find your hero," Martinez said.Her hero is Kobe Bryant. When she met her wife Kristina, she quickly convinced her to become a Lakers fan too."You throw a piece of trash in the trash can, you make it and what do you say, Kobe," Martinez said.

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