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WATCH: Kris Bryant Opens the 2016 All-Star Game with a Rocket Homer

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On the first pitch he saw from American League starter Chris Sale in the All-Star Game, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant did what he so often does: hit the bejeezus out of the ball.

And just like that, the National League had a 1-0 lead in the All-Star Game in the first inning, thanks to a Cub:

In the regular season, Bryant is 0-6 with 6 strikeouts against Sale, but, hey, who’s counting? He crushed this one on the national stage:

That’s a rocket. And it went 410 feet, too. Sure is fun to have Cubs stars in the All-Star Game.



Brett Taylor

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