While he’s been near the team consistently for some time now, it was still great to watch Kyle Schwarber present a decent lineup card without needing assistance from crutches or wearing a boot for safety. But don’t get too excited, War Bear will still be out for the rest of the season.
The ability to rehabilitate in Chicago, rather than being shipped to Arizona, is one of many perks to the extensive renovations to the clubhouse the Cubs revealed earlier in the year.
In a six-game period in June, Schwarber scored 6 runs, batted .364 with one home run, and 6 RBI. After more experience in AAA, he earned folk hero status when he hit 5 home runs in the playoffs, one landing in right field on the video board.
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