Amid a profession renaissance, 2019 Nationwide League MVP Cody Bellinger has turn into the subject of commerce hypothesis forward of the Aug. 1 commerce deadline. Nevertheless, on Thursday, Bellinger addressed the rumors, leaning towards staying with the Chicago Cubs for the stretch run.
“I undoubtedly know what is feasible,” Bellinger stated, through Jesse Rogers of ESPN. “However I like being right here and specializing in serving to this workforce win whereas I’m right here, and hopefully we will get on a roll and keep collectively. We’ve got a very good group right here.”
Bellinger joined the Cubs on a one-year deal final offseason after combating the Los Angeles Dodgers the previous few seasons. To date, the signing is paying dividends for Chicago. By way of 55 video games, Bellinger is having his finest season in years, recording eight dwelling runs and 28 RBI, batting .252/.333/.487.
On Thursday, Bellinger hit safely for the twelfth straight recreation, ending 4-for-4 with a house run and three RBI within the Cubs’ 6-5 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers.