Who are the last 5 Cubs players with 100 RBI in a single season?

In old-school circles, driving in 100 runs is the hallmark of a quality big league hitter. It hasn't happened as often as you might think in recent Cubs history.

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Last 5 Cubs players with 100 RBI: #3 - Kris Bryant (2016)

It must just be the romantic in me, but holy cow, how has Kris Bryant only driven in 100 runs ONE TIME? That's right. The former first-rounder and long-awaited North Side savior managed the task just once - during his NL MVP 2016 campaign, when he plated 102 runs en route to an NL Central title and eventual World Series championship.

The year prior, when Bryant won NL Rookie of the Year honors unanimously, he missed the mark by the narrowest of margins, finishing the year with 99 driven in. If only the Cubs hadn't held him back in Triple-A early in the year...

For those two years, though, Bryant could do no wrong. An All-Star in both of those seasons, he had a combined .900 OPS, taking 65 balls out of the yard and driving 201 runs in the middle of the Cubs lineup. Little did we know, that was the peak of his baseball brilliance.

Bryant earned two more All-Star selections before he was traded to the Giants two summers ago. But since leaving Chicago, things have gone from bad to worse for him in Colorado, where he's battled countless injuries and looked like a shell of his former self. Even worse news for the Rockies, there's still five years left on the $182 million deal he inked with them prior to the 2022 campaign.