Kris Bryant is an American professional baseball third baseman and outfielder for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has previously played in MLB for the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants.
Bryant batted.366 as a sophomore in 2012, with a.671 SLG, 14 home runs, and 57 RBIs to his credit. In addition to being named to the first team of the Western Collegiate Conference, he was also named to Baseball America’s All-American team.
Bryant was a member of the USA Baseball collegiate national squad that summer. To lead the country in home runs as a junior in 2013, Bryant slugged 31. Bryant smashed the most home runs since the NCAA adopted the BBCOR composite bat in 2011 — a year before Bryant graduated.
A record of 30 home runs set by Victor Roache in 2011 was broken by Bryant, who smashed more than 223 of the Division I teams that hit home runs that year.
It was Bryant who won both the Golden Spikes Award for college basketball and the Dick Howser Trophy, which is given to the nation’s most outstanding collegiate athlete.
He was also a member of the Louisville Slugger All-American first team, the Collegiate Baseball Player of the Year, and the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Player of the Year for his achievements in college baseball.
Is Kris Bryant Injured?
Kris Bryant, who plays left field for the Colorado Rockies, has a lower back strain, according to the team’s announcement. Bryant has been placed on the 10-day disabled list. The beginning of his time off injured reserve was backdated to Monday.
In the year 2022, Bryant is contributing to the Rockies by batting.270 with a.676 OPS and driving in four runs. Because of his back pain, he has already been out for nearly a month.
The Rockies put him on the injured list retroactive to April 26, and he didn’t play again until May 21 after recovering from his injury. On May 8, Bryant was given a cortisone shot in the shoulder.