Chicago Cubs: 3 players to sell high on before June hits

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Chicago Cubs, Kris Bryant
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The Chicago Cubs are in a very tough spot right now as an organization. The future is as bleak as it has ever been, despite the recent past being so successful for the most part. Of course, they won one World Series when many thought they would win multiple but that isn’t how baseball works. It is so hard to win it all.

You would think that a team that went 108 years without winning would know that fact and be happy with how good the Cubs actually were during their run of dominance. Now, however, is the time for them to accept what they have and make changes. After the way things have gone so far this season, they might want to sell high on these three players:

17. player. 9. . 3B/OF. Chicago Cubs. Kris Bryant

The Chicago Cubs might be able to get more than they thought for Kris Bryant.

Kris Bryant has been off to such a good start that he is in the conversation already for National League MVP. So far this season, he is slashing .308/.395/.673 for an OPS of 1.068. He already has nine home runs, 22 RBI, and 23 runs scored. That is a phenomenal start after being pretty terrible during the 60-game 2020 season.

There are a lot of factors that went into his lackluster performance last year so it is good to see him rolling again. Some of those averages might regress a little bit but there is no reason they can’t stay in MVP level territory. Bryant is an elite player that has a tremendous amount of confidence right now.

He is also on an expiring contract. It feels pretty clear that he is going to be gone so now is the time to sell high on him. He is a player that is capable of having the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. The package that could come back in return for Bryant could be so great if they do it at the right time. The earlier it gets done this season, the better off it will be for the future.