After coasting through the first two and a half months of the season, Kris Bryant has hit a rut.
The Cubs don’t have the same win-now window as the Kansas City Royals, or the high-end pitching prospect the Oakland A’s wanted for essentially two months of Ben Zobrist, an ideal fill-in-the-blan
Given the success of other Cubs prospects, it might be easy to see Albert Almora as something of a disappointment.
With one swing, Kris Bryant changed the entire mood around Wrigley Field, Cubs fans jumping up and down in the bleachers late Monday night.
The Cubs are looking to deal, but trading for Cole Hamels by the July 31 deadline still sounds like a long shot.