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Teleportation, flight and ... singing? Cubs reveal the superpowers and talents they'd love to have

Cubs reveal which superpowers they'd want to have

You've thought about it. Come on, we all have: If you could have a superpower, which one would you want?

Each has its own set of advantages and disadvantages -- flying would be fun, but then you'd have all of your friends asking you for free flights. Teleportation is great, but isn't the journey just as important as the destination?

In Arizona, we recently learned that the Cubs have been pondering these important questions and have decided to offer their own opinions on the matter.

Cubs top prospect Kris Bryant announced that, disadvantages aside, he would like to be able to teleport. The third baseman acknowledged his fear of flying as a primary reason, although this footage of him hitting a triple in Triple-A last year seems to indicate he's got no problems flyin':

Fellow prospect Addison Russell said he would use the newfound superpower as a way of improving his already high-level prankster game, ultimately deciding invisibility would benefit him the most. He also referred to himself as the "silent assassin," which is such an awesome nickname that we'll forgive him for giving it to himself.


Manager Joe Maddon said he would choose the power of flight, but he also offered up a more realistic choice for a hidden talent. If you know anything about Maddon, his answer won't surprise you:

He wants to be able to play the guitar.

While he might not be able to play the instrument just yet, let it be known that Maddon already has the rock-star lifestyle down. He lives out of a sweet tour bus, he has experience covering some classic tunes and he's even got his wardrobe already picked out:


And then there's pitcher C.J. Edwards, who would really just like the ability to sing:

"I was thinking about it. You know how -- you see how these girls be going crazy over guys that can sing, like Trey Songz and all them guys? You see, they'll be like 'Oh my gosh, Trey Songz!' They be fainting and stuff."

That is as good a reason as any I've heard. Although, C.J., you're a baseball player for one of the most storied clubs in the league -- I'm sure you're doing fine on that front. If nothing else, pitches like this should make people swoon:


Watch the video up top to hear a few other members of the team share their thoughts.

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