Kristopher Lee Bryant, professionally called Kris Bryant is a professional baseball player known to play as a third baseman and an outfielder for the Colorado Rockies baseball team.
He was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 2013 MLB draft. He signed with the Cubs for a $6.7 million signing bonus. He began playing baseball professionally that year with the Boise Hawks of the Class A-Short Season Northwest League.
He was promoted during the season to the Daytona Cubs of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League. He also played in Arizona Fall League (AFL) after the 2013 season.
He was assigned in 2014 to spend the season with the Tennessee Smokies of the Class AA Southern League. That year, he won the Home Run Derby award. He was promoted during the season to the Iowa Cubs of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League.
The Cubs promoted him to the major leagues on April 17, 2015, and he made his MLB debut that day. In 2018, kris and the Cubs agreed on a $10.85 million salary to avoid salary arbitration. He was traded in July 2021 to the San Francisco Giants and in March 2022, the Colorado Rockies signed him on a seven-year contract worth $182 million.
How Much Does Kris Bryant Make?
Kris Bryant makes $26 million as his average annual salary from the Rockies.