Chicago has won 21 of its past 25 games, its best run since 1938.
Even for fans who pay close attention, there’s little time to react to line-drive foul balls.
Schwarber’s hitting .310 with 30 RBIs in 35 games.
Anybody ever heard of Smead Jolley?
Individual team situations are intersecting at an important time this weekend.
Schwarber went 3-for-4 with four RBIs on Thursday in a win.
Joe Maddon is trying to get creative to get demoted Castro some at-bats.
There’s some precedent for a short-timer like Schwarber to get the top rookie nod.
Manager Joe Maddon benched Castro for Friday’s 7-3 victory over San Francisco and had a similar lineup for Saturday’s game against the Giants.
Plus, Pedro Strop and Tommy Hunter are happy to be reunited.
Joe Maddon is doing everything he can to get Schwarber’s bat into the Cubs’ lineup.
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.
Listen to Maddon’s full interview on the Spiegel and Goff Show.
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.
When trying to improve your fantasy roster, it’s important to gauge which statistical categories can help you the most. If you’re last in batting average, maybe it’s not worth it to acquire a .300 hitter. If you’re in the middle of the pack in steals, it might be worth it to find a speedster for your lineup.
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.