Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant hits 100th career home run

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Noah Rohlfing

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant hit his 100th career home run on Wednesday against the Miami Marlins. 

The home run occurred in the bottom of the first inning and opened the scoring for the Cubs. The Cubs jumped out to a 9-0 lead on the Marlins and ended up winning 13-4.

This is the 463rd game of Bryant’s career. In the three seasons prior to 2018, Bryant has averaged 31.3 home runs per season and has gone yard once every 4.63 games. 

Bryant is batting .292 on the season, with six home runs and 17 RBIs in 30 games. The Cubs are 19-15 and currently in fourth place in the NL Central, one game back of the division leading St. Louis Cardinals.