Maddon is wary of wearing Schwarber out by making him an everyday player.
Schwarber hit homers in the ninth and 13th innings Tuesday to rally the Cubs to a win.
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The addition of hot-hitting prospect Kyle Schwarber creates a question or two about where the Cubs are at and where they want to go.
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Montero has a sprained left thumb and is expected to be out as many as six weeks.
Schwarber hit .364 in a six-game cameo in the big leagues earlier this season.
In preliminary talks, foes keep bringing up three names: Addison Russell, Kyle Schwarber and Jorge Soler.
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.