Until then, Addison Russell and Anthony Rizzo preceded Bryant with bombs of their own.
Russell, whose had an especially powerful swing, does his bat-through-the-zone-so-quickly thing and sends one way out to center:
Then Rizzo sat back on a poorly placed breaking ball, and hammered it out while going to a knee. He was proposing to the pitch, and the pitch said, “AAAAHHHHHHHHHH!”:
Keep the power coming tomorrow, gents.