Chicago Cubs: Top 3 signs Kris Bryant will be gone next season

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Chicago Cubs: 2020 will be a season of change for the team

If you needed any better example of shaking things up for the 2020 season, look at the unexpected firing of manager Joe Maddon and the hiring of new skipper David Ross. Getting a new manager doesn’t necessarily mean shaking up an entire team but in this case, it sorta does. Ross, the former catcher and 2016 Game 7 hero of the Cubs, heads back to the dugout in a very new role.

This huge change for the Cubs! Truth be told, Bryant would probably like Ross as a skipper and already has relationships on the team which would make it a positive situation. There’s something else going on with Bryant that we just aren’t privy to.  Could it be personal? Could it be money? Could it be ego?

Whatever the reason, it’s big enough for Bryant to look past the great friends, life as a Cub, living in Chicago and he and his spouse being treated like royalty wherever they go in the city. Who could ask for more? Kris Bryant, because there’s some reason behind it we’ll learn about eventually Cubs fans; trust me.

Change is a good thing too. Change for Bryant to get his career jumping again, which I’m sure he wants. Then there’s change for the Cubs who get to look both internally and externally for their new third baseman.

Ross will get to have a hand in that, which I’m sure he will like as well. The Chicago Cubs front office will have some money coming in from trading Bryant or at least some hand in a deal. The team needs to make dramatic changes and Bryant’s departure could help the change the team is trying to achieve.