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Joe Maddon Provides Vague Update on Kris Bryant's Status After Collision With Jason Heyward

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - MAY 26: Jason Heyward #22 and Kris Bryant #17 of the Chicago Cubs collided in the sixth inning trying to make a catch against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on May 26, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)
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UPDATE: The Cubs have cleared Kris Bryant to travel with the team to Houston.

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As Chicago Cubs fans are holding their breath awaiting the status of star slugger Kris Bryant, they're now at the edge of their seats after manager Joe Maddon's update.

Bryant left Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Reds after colliding with Jason Heyward in the outfield, and here's what the Cubs' skipper had to say.

He's still under evaluation after leaving the game in the sixth inning? That was hours ago. Perhaps it's taking a while because the team is trying to determine if he'll travel to Houston as the Cubs get ready to face the Astros on Monday afternoon with a quick turnaround.

With a huge Memorial Day slate set for Monday, MLB fans would surely love to see KB on the field taking on the powerhouse Astros, but it's not looking good at this juncture.

It'd be a shame if Bryant suffered another serious injury considering he's finally rebounded from his nagging shoulder issue that plagued him all of last year and the beginning of this one. He's been one of the hottest hitters over the past month and this would be a huge loss for the Cubbies, who just dropped a series to the lowly Reds.