Tonight will be the third game with Kris Bryant being out of the lineup. Since getting hit in the head by a pitch, Bryant has been day to day. It’s a bit scary not knowing how long Bryant will be out. Not just for his bat, but just him as a person. For his personal health.
Makes me wish it was like, his hand or something that got hit. Not his freakin head. I’d take Bryant out for a month with his hand, but not Bryant out for a month with his head. (not that he’s out for a month—I made that up).
So far in the two games he’s been out, Baez and LaStella has played third base. If Bryant is out longer, I would like to see every Cubs player eventually start at third base. It’s fun seeing players play in their non-regular position.
I wonder how Lester would do at third. My goodness. The entire game would be every single batter bunting to third. In general, I wonder if more batters bunt when Lester is on the mount… like bunting so he has to field it. I want more bunting stats.