Kris Bryant unlikely to be traded before non-tender deadline
Is there any chance that the Chicago Cubs will retain third baseman Kris Bryant> Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Kris Bryant unlikely to be traded before Wednesday's non-tender deadline

It appears Kris Bryant will remain with the Chicago Cubs, at least until Wednesday when the non-tender deadline arrives. 

According to MLB Network's Jon Morosi, Bryant is unlikely to be traded before the deadline. His market is expected to become clearer later this week.

The 28-year-old is drawing interest from multiple teams, including the Washington Nationals, Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox, who discussed a trade for Bryant over the summer. 

Bryant has been a solid player for the Cubs since being draft by the team in 2013, but he struggled at the plate during the coronavirus-shortened 2020 season, averaging .206 with 11 RBI and four home runs in 34 games. 

Still, he would be a solid addition for any contender and it'll be interesting to see what the Cubs do later this week. 

Erin Walsh is a Boston sports fan through and through. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bridgewater State University and currently is in pursuit of her Master's Degree in Journalism from Northeastern University. Follow her on Twitter @ewalsh90.

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