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Watch: Kris Bryant informs Jimmy Kimmel that Anthony Rizzo will be in his wedding party

Watch: Kris Bryant informs Jimmy Kimmel that Anthony Rizzo will be in his wedding party

When you're a World Series champion — and the likely National League MVP — you get to talk about your wedding on national television.

Kris Bryant continued the Cubs' post-championship rock-star tour Monday night with an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," and the titular host asked the Cubs' third baseman about his upcoming wedding.

Yes, all of Bryant's Cubs teammates, but one will have a better seat than others. Bryant told Kimmel that Anthony Rizzo will be in his wedding party.

Because, well, Bryzzo.

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And, with all the other teammates invited, too, Bryant might need to expect some similar celebratory hijinks to the ones we all saw at the team's championship parade and rally last week in Chicago.

And that means maybe Travis Wood will again be shirtless.

"I hope Travis Wood shows up with his shirt on," Bryant told Kimmel.

Check out Bryant's entire appearance on the late-night show in the videos below.

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The streak is over: Cubs win on neutral site to take first road series since May

The streak is over: Cubs win on neutral site to take first road series since May

Of course it happened this way.

After going more than three months without winning a series away from Wrigley Field, the Cubs exorcised their demons on Sunday. With their 7-1 win over the Pirates, the North Siders secured their first road series win since May 17-19 against the Nationals.

It only makes sense that the losing streak ended in such an unorthodox fashion, as there were no good explanations for why it persisted to begin with. After playing games Friday and Saturday at the Pirates’ home – PNC Park – Sunday’s series finale shifted to Bowman Field in Williamsport, PA, the city which hosts the Little League World Series.

The obvious explanation for the Cubs’ road woes is that they’ve pitched and hit better at Wrigley Field than elsewhere this season. How the team went 0-10-2 in road series since mid-May, not securing just one series win, is beyond any logical explanation, however.

That’s in the past now, and the Cubs will take the road series win, unorthodox or not. Sure, it came against the Pirates, who are now just 7-27 since the All-Star break. But Sunday’s game still was played outside of Wrigley Field, where the Cubs are now just 25-39 away from this season.

With the push for the postseason heating up, every win is important, and the Cubs can now move forward with a huge weight lifted off their shoulders.

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Javier Báez voted favorite MLB player by Little Leaguers

Javier Báez voted favorite MLB player by Little Leaguers

Seemingly day in and day out, Javier Báez does something on the baseball field that catches one's attention.

From his electric baserunning to his unbelievable tags, Báez is one of, if not the most, entertaining players in baseball. His flashiness on the field hasn't gone unnoticed by the next generation of baseball players, either.

Little League polled the Little League World Series players on their favorite MLB players. Sunday, MLB announced that Báez was ranked No. 1, ahead of Angels outfielder Mike Trout (2) and Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts (3).

Baez's flair carried over to the Little League Classic on Sunday. The Cubs shortstop made an impressive play on a groundball hit up the middle, also making friends with the Little League players in attendance.

Keep being yourself, Javy.

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