Sport MLB wrap: Kris Bryant becomes fastest Cub to 100 home runs in rout of Marlins

03:45  10 may  2018
03:45  10 may  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Kris Bryant Home Run Breakdown [Catcher Perspective]. Holds the franchise record for most homers (94), RBI (274) and runs (319) within a player's first three seasons Became the first Cubs third baseman to earn All-Star honors in consecutive seasons (2015-16) since Ron Santo (1971-73)

Kris Bryant just loves hitting home runs . Bryant homered for the fifth time this season and 99th overall for his career. Three home runs in five games for @KrisBryant_23! pic.twitter.com/DK6GAoMsIC. — Chicago Cubs (@ Cubs ) May 8, 2018.

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant became the youngest in franchise history to reach 100 home runs Wednesday during a 13-4 win over the Marlins.

Bryant bashed a 403-foot home run in the first inning to reach the milestone. He finished the game with two hits, two runs scored and two RBIs.

Bryant became the 22nd player in Cubs history to reach 100 career home runs, and the quickest to do so by games played. Bryant achieved the feat in just 487 games, while Ernie Banks needed 500 games.

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  MLB wrap: Mets' Adrian Gonzalez turns back clock in win over Reds Adrian Gonzalez put together a rare power display Monday to help the Mets edge the Reds.Gonzalez, who was signed by the Mets off of waivers this offseason after being traded to the Braves, hit two home runs (5) with three hits and three runs scored to lead New York to a narrow victory.

Ian Happ homered from both sides of the plate, and the Chicago Cubs stopped a slide at five games by routing the visiting Miami Marlins 14-2 on Monday night. The Cubs collected 15 hits after scoring three or fewer runs in 10 of the previous 11 games. Kris Bryant and Javier Baez connected

The Cubs and Marlins split a four game season-opening series in March. Since returning to the field on April 28 after missing four games after being hit in the head by a pitch, Kris Bryant is hitting .176 with a .693 Javier Baez has homered in two straight games and now has nine home runs in 2018.

Anthony Rizzo led the Cubs with three hits, a home run (5), five RBIs and two runs scored. Chicago scored eight runs in the third innings alone Wednesday with Rizzo and Addison Russell hitting home runs.

The Cubs (19-15) completed the sweep to move just one game back in the National League Central, but are still fourth in the division.

Stud of the Night:

Indians starter Carlos Carrasco struck out 14 Brewers in a five-hit shutout to help Cleveland earn a 6-2 win. The win helped Carrasco improve to 5-1 with a 3.61 ERA this season.

Kris Bryant wearing a blue uniform holding a baseball bat © (Getty Images) Kris Bryant

In a losing effort, 26-year-old White Sox outfielder Daniel Palka had a breakout game, collecting three hits with two runs scored, a home run (3), two RBIs, a walk and a stolen base. The fantasy baseball dream performance wasn't enough in real life, as Chicago fell 6-5 to the Pirates.

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The Cubs and Marlins split a four game season-opening series in March. Since returning to the field on April 28 after missing four games after being hit in the head by a pitch, Kris Bryant is hitting .176 with a .693 Javier Baez has homered in two straight games and now has nine home runs in 2018.

The Cubs and Marlins split a four game season-opening series in March. Since returning to the field on April 28 after missing four games after being hit in the head by a pitch, Kris Bryant is hitting .176 with a .693 Javier Baez has homered in two straight games and now has nine home runs in 2018.

Dud of the Night:

Rockies: What is going on with the Rockies at home this season? Normally one of the most dominant teams at home, thanks to the friendly confines of Coors Field, Colorado fell to just 6-8 at home after losing 8-0 to the Angels. The Rockies went 0 for 12 with runners in scoring position Wednesday.

Highlight:

Nomar Mazara hits a walk-off home run:

Mazara hit two home runs to help the Rangers to a 5-4 win over the Tigers.

What's Next:

Red Sox at Yankees 7:05 p.m. ET — The heated rivalry continues with CC Sabathia (2-0, 1.39 ERA) on the mound in the midst of a great season. The southpaw has stated he may retire after the season if New York wins the World Series, and he's been pitching like he's still 28 years old. Boston counters with southpaw Eduardo Rodriguez (3-0, 5.29).

NBA great Bill Russell home after emergency trip to hospital .
NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell was hospitalized because of dehydration late Friday night, according to reports, but is now home.Russell tweeted his thanks to everyone for thinking of him, and after acknowledging he was hospitalized, wrote, "My wife likes to remind me I don’t drink enough. On my way home & as most my friends know I don’t have a heart to give me trouble.

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