Jorge Soler, #68 OF
Soler has struggled lately, but has enjoyed a succesful second season in the majors. He is batting .279 with three round-trippers (newest euphemism for home run, I kinda like it). His OBP (on base percentage) has risen to .340. His 48 hits have gone for 16 RBIs. Overall, good start for Soler.
Addison Russell, #22 2B
Known as the cubs “second” best prospect, many have said that behind the Bryant hype Russell has the brighter future. For the most part, though, Russell has been just alright. With a .234 batting average and a .286 OBP, the talented second baseman has had his struggles at the plate this season, on 26 hits he has 12 RBIs and 3 dingers (another one). Joe Maddon and his group need better production out of Russell if they want a shot at competing with the division-leading Cardinals.
Kris Bryant, #17 3B
With so much anticipation, there were questions as to whether the highly touted slugger would live up to the hype. Boy, has he delivered. Bryant leads the team with 30 RBIs, and until Sunday was on a 12 game hit streak. He has been thriving at the dish, hitting .282 (Anthony Rizzo leads the team batting .314) and has a .400 OBP. He has launched 6 moonshots (my favorite). Get this kids rookie card while they are cheap.