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David Haugh: Cubs slugger Kris Bryant answers doubts about his shoulder with one swing of the bat

A reminder of the Cubs' biggest offseason investment came Saturday at Sloan Park courtesy of a deposit over the left-field wall.

By the time Kris Bryant's first-inning home run landed, hope had arrived back in Chicago for Cubs fans. Bryant uncorked a classic "KB" shot, completed by the one-handed finish with flourish that was as pleasing aesthetically as it was mechanically. This was the way Bryant used to launch homers before the shoulder injury that cost him 50 games.

This was merely one swing, Bryant's first

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