Cubs prospect Kris Bryant had a massive showing this spring in Arizona, batting .425 with a 1.652 OPS and nine home runs in 14 Cactus League games.
And the fireworks have continued at Triple-A Iowa.
Bryant homered Saturday night in his third game since the Cubs’ semi-controversial demotion of the 23-year-old budding superstar. Here’s the video of that blast against the Memphis Redbirds, the Triple-A affiliate of the rival St. Louis Cardinals …
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Bryant also doubled and singled in the game. He’s only in the minor leagues right now because the Cubs are manipulating his service-time clock to secure an extra year of contractual control. That window passes on April 17, so Bryant could very well make his major league debut on Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field.