CHICAGO (CBS) — There’s a pair of Cubs in Colorado for the Nationwide League within the All-Star Recreation – Kris Bryant and Craig Kimbrel.
For Bryant, that is All-Star look quantity 4 – however it’s his first one the place his now 1-year-old son may come alongside.
“I’ll have him on the sector, say, for the derby, and that’s one thing that like after I grew up watching the Residence Run Derby, seeing the gamers holding their children – you might dream of that. I would like tons of images. My spouse’s telling me, ‘Get your cellphone,’” Bryant mentioned. “It’s similar to, 5, 10 years from now, like that’ll be super-special for us”
In the meantime, Tim Anderson is a part of a quartet of White Sox on the American League squad. He and Carlos Rodon are making their midsummer traditional debuts.
It’s All-Star recreation quantity two for pitchers Lance Lynn and Liam Hendriks. Hendriks is pleased to be there along with his teammates, and pumped to see the Residence Run Derby.
“It’s cool. It’s superior – like, not solely is it the quantity of White Sox guys, however it’s additionally the blokes which are right here. Me and Lance get alongside very well, I’m so excited for Carlos, and I don’t suppose I’ve ever been as pleased for somebody making an All-Star recreation as I’ve for Tim Anderson,” Hendriks mentioned. “I actually wish to see who hits the furthers ball tonight – whether or not or not it’s (Matt) Olson or (Shohei) Ohtani. Then once more, I can’t say an excessive amount of about (Trey) Mancini, as a result of he hit a house run off my yesterday inside the sport, and so I’m hoping he does one thing cool to justify me hitting him up yesterday.”
Along with taking part in Residence Run Derby Monday night time, Ohtani, of the Los Angeles Angels, would be the beginning pitcher and bat leadoff as DH for the American League within the All-Star Recreation on Tuesday. That’s a primary in historical past.