Kris Bryant is the story of spring training.The Cubs' super prospect had nine Cactus League home runs with an incredible .464/.531/1.500 slash line through Tuesday. Combine that with his monster 2014 minor-league numbers, and you'll see why Cubbie fans are drooling about the damage the 6-5 slugger will do at Wrigley Field.MORE: | They Arthur Maulet Jersey will have to wait, though. Bryant likely will start the season in Triple-A because the Cubs can push back his free agent clock a year by delaying his MLB debut just a few weeks.So in the meantime, let's get to know Bryant:1. He plays Taylor Swift songs on guitar"I dabble around and type in 'learn how to play' for certain songs on YouTube,» . «I focus on country. I like Jason Aldean, and Taylor Swift is fairly easy to play."2. He was an excellentstudentBryant graduated from Las Vegas' Bonanza High Schoolin 2010 with a 4.78 grade-point average. My parents always stre sed education growing up,» . «I had to have good grades to play baseball.He was set to be salutatorian, Ron Kantowski of the Las Vegas Review Journal, «until he learned how badly a female cla smate wanted it and stepped aside."Bryant Isaiahh Loudermilk Jersey was a good student at the University of San Diego as well, majoring in finance (after starting in biology) and being named to the West Coast Conference All-Academic team.SPECTOR: 3. He coulda been a Blue JayBryant was one of the nation's top prospects when he graduated high school. But his strong academics and commitment to San Diego scared clubs away. He dropped all the way to Toronto in the 18th round.He was a top round prospect, trust me, Bonanza coach told the Las Vegas Sun. There were Cody White Jersey scouts at my field every hour of every day telling me that. The kid was real committed to going to college. That is what got floated around.4. His father was a Red Sox minor leaguer who got hitting le sons from Ted WilliamsMike Bryant, a right-handed hitting outfielder, was drafted by Boston in the ninth round of the 1980 MLB Draft. He never played above Single-A and ended his profe sional career with a. 204/.284/.270 slash line and four home runs. But he did get a chance to learn from the legendary Splendid Splinter."Ted Williams JuJu Smith-Schuster Jersey used to say, 'If I hit it hard and hit it in the air, I'm going to be all right,'» Mike Bryant told USA Today. «That was his whole philosophy, that slightly upward swing while everybody else was swinging on a downward path, trying to put backspin on it to lift the ball into the air."Ted Williams figured out the launch angle. When you've got a guy who's 50 years ahead of the curve in terms of hitting, you're sitting there listening and you feel like you're learning calculus or aeronautical engineering or something. It's the science of hitting."Kris Bryant «taught me a lot of what (Williams) taught him.5. His incredible power is nothing newWhen he was nine, in a seven-game youth tournament in Utah. As a 15-year-old high school sophomore, he once . As a junior at San Diego in 2013, he led the nation in home runs (31), runs scored (80), walks and slugging percentage (.820). He hit a league-leading six home runs in NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Jersey the Arizona Fall League that same year. Last season, he led the minor leagues with 43 homers.
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