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Cubs promote Kris Bryant

Updated: June 18, 2014, 10:29 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

The Chicago Cubs have promoted 2013 first-round pick Kris Bryant to Triple-A Iowa.

Bryant tweeted about the promotion Wednesday, and the team later confirmed it.

Can't wait to join the @IowaCubs tomorrow! Thank you to @smokiesbaseball and all my teammates for so many great memories!

- Kris Bryant (@KrisBryant_23) June 18, 2014

Bryant, 22, led the Southern League at Double-A Tennessee in batting average (.355), home runs (22), RBIs  (58), on-base percentage (.458) ...

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