The contest is set for July 12 as part of All-Star festivities in Cincinnati.
Szczur entered Monday hitting .167 this season at the big league level.
Kyle Schwarber knows his first stint in the majors is going to be short, but he is making the most of his opportunity to impress.
“The real good veteran kind of enjoys this moment because it happened with him,” Joe Maddon says.
Schwarber will be at the big league level for a six-game cameo.
Schwarber will be available to pinch hit but won’t start Tuesday night, Joe Maddon says.
Schwarber is hitting .320 with a 1.017 OPS at Double-A.
Right-hander Ryan Williams was named the pitcher of the month.
Kyle Schwarber and Javier Baez could be used when the Cubs visit AL parks in June.
Castro’s hitting .214 in May after batting .325 in April.
Albert Almora and Kyle Schwarber were among those assigned to minor league camp.
Addison Russell has been tabbed the Cubs’ best prospect by Baseball Prospectus.
Kyle Schwarber hit two balls out of Wrigley Field while taking batting practice Tuesday.
“I’m not sure I’d trade our long-term future for anybody’s,” Theo Epstein says.
The Cubs aren’t ignoring the acquisition of young pitchers. They just haven’t had the right opportunity.
Kyle Schwarber is moving along quickly.
While fans wait for the Cubs rebuilding process to take shape, they might just get a glimpse into their future with the Kane County Cougars. They became the Cubs Single-A affiliate in 2013.
Chicago has agreed to terms with right-hander Jake Stinnett, its second-round pick.
The money saved can now be used to entice other draftees to sign.
The MLB amateur draft continues today and tomorrow.