Hall of Fame pitcher Fergie Jenkins is tied for 10th all-time with 11 Opening Day starts for three teams, including a franchise-record seven for the Cubs (two each with the Rangers and Red Sox). He compiled a 2.58 ERA on Opening Day (compared to 3.35 the rest of the year).
Monday marks the anniversary of three of those starts, including his best one, and his last one. He faced six other future Hall of Famers along the way in those openers. Ranking those 11 starts:Click here to download the new MyTeams App by NBC Sports! Receive comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Cubs easily on your device.
The baseball season is on hold due to COVID-19, but Kris Bryant is still getting his work in.
Sunday, Bryant shared clips of he and his wife, Jessica, taking batting practice in their at-home cage. We know Bryant has a nice swing, but Jessica — who played high school softball — has quite the sweet stroke herself.
Not to be outdone, Bryant wraps up the post by showing a highlight of the home run he hit at the 2016 All-Star game.
Ah, sweet nostalgia.
The Bryant's son is due in the near future, so perhaps we'll get a look at all three in the cage in a couple of years. With an at-home facility, the kid is going to be a stud, right?Click here to download the new MyTeams App by NBC Sports! Receive comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Cubs easily on your device.