Kris Bryant said he didn’t dwell too much last season after falling one RBI short of the 100-RBI mark in his storied rookie season in 2015. “Once the playoff started last year, I really forgot about it,” Bryant said Monday night after surpassing the 100-RBI mark by hitting a two-run home run in leading the Cubs to a 12-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. “And during the offseason I didn’t think about it one time. It’s how I felt in situations. It’s not the end of the world. I’m living a dream.” Bryant, however, was fully aware of how close he was entering Monday’s game, and he made a vow to Chris Coghlan, who batted ahead of him Monday night. “I told him, ‘if you score on my 100th RBI, I’ll give
Metro board Chairman Jack Evans is worried about the upcoming Nationals playoff series — and not just about the prowess of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Metro suspended early openings and late closings for special events for the duration of its SafeTrack maintenance blitz, and General Manager Paul Wiedefeld has been insistent that he won’t make any exceptions while staff are trying to perform much-needed nighttime repair work. But at a Tuesday morning breakfast with D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and members of the D.C. Council, Evans — who also is a council member— said that he fears Metro riders will be stranded if the Nats’ games go late. “So, in the Bruce Springsteen concert, or Billy Joel concert,
Collegiate Baseball has ranked TCUs 2016 recruiting class eighth nationally. TCU welcomed 12 newcomers to the squad this fall. Three members of the recruiting class were drafted this past June, but chose college over beginning their professional careers.