After an adjustment period two weeks ago, Kris Bryant has a hit in each of his last 12 games and is batting .364/.533/.788 over his last 10 games with two doubles, four home runs, nine walks, 14 strikeouts and a 1.321 OPS. And he hit home run No. 16 for Iowa on Saturday night.
With his 16th Triple-A home run, Kris Bryant tied Joey Gallo, once again, for the minor league lead in homers. Between Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa, Kris Bryant has hit 38 home runs this season.
After posting his worst numbers of the season in July in which he hit .300/.402/.590 with eight doubles, seven home runs and a .992 OPS, Bryant is batting .385/.568/.808 in eight games this month with two doubles, three home runs, eight walks and 10 strikeouts for a 1.375 OPS.
Since the Triple-A All-Star break, Kris Bryant is batting .321/.462/.655 in 25 games with 16 walks, 28 strikeouts, seven doubles, seven home runs and a 1.117 OPS.
Theo Epstein reiterated Friday that the team has no plans of calling up Kris Bryant to the majors this season. Bryant has had an excellent first full season of pro ball and still has not played 162 games in the minors since signing with the Cubs last year.
Kris Bryant has played 153 games since last July in the minors … and in those 153 games, Bryant has hit .340/.435/.691 with 47 doubles, two triples, 47 home runs and a 1.126 OPS while driving in 129 runs.