Kris Bryant is a fan of facing Dan Straily.
Remember last year, when Straily was pitching for the Cincinnati Reds, and Bryant had a historically monstrous game? A game that made Straily look like this:
TFW you were asked to retire Kris Bryant multiple times. pic.twitter.com/T9UhASc4gj
— Brett Taylor (@BleacherNation) June 28, 2016
Well, tonight, Straily is at Wrigley Field facing the Cubs as a member of the Marlins, and he was once again asked to retire Kris Bryant.
He did not succeed in the first inning:
A no doubter for Kris Bryant. pic.twitter.com/XJkDPcuRS0
— Kevin Marchina (@kg_holler) June 6, 2017
You can watch the whole video here at MLB.com. That shot was destroyed, and straight into the teeth of a hard wind coming in from left:
— Cubs Exit Velocity (@cubsexitvelo) June 6, 2017
The homer was Bryant’s 13th of the year, which now leads the Cubs (Anthony Rizzo has 12).