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Weekend Catch-Up: Epstein, Bryant, Prospect Promotion, Scouting Hill, Blogathon, More

Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors

bn baseball featureIf you checked out for the long holiday weekend, you missed plenty of ups and downs in the Cubs’ world …

Friday, July 1

Saturday, July 2

Sunday, July 3

Monday, July 4

  • When the time comes for the next big league debut, Luke wondered which youngster it could be.
  • With the Cubs coming back to Wrigley, it was time to truly turn the page on the ugly series in New York.


  • The rumor of the weekend was the Cubs, among other teams, checking out A’s starting pitcher Rich Hill.
  • The Cubs celebrated the holiday by beating the Reds 10-4, including this long homer from Kris Bryant, who sure does love homering on Independence Day.
  • But then Bryant gave everyone a scare when he left the game after a collision in the outfield with Albert Almora. It sounds like Bryant will be OK.



Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.