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Cubs' Schwarber not ready to let go of catching dream

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Kyle Schwarber made it known early in camp he was 100 percent healthy and wanted to return to catching, even in a limited role.

The Cubs have the 23-year-old slugger projected to play left field, yet he's not quite ready to give up the facemask, chest protector and leg guards.

Schwarber understands he's third behind Willson Contreras and Miguel Montero. He also is coming off a major injury to his left knee that kept him out for most of last season. Even so, he still wants time behind the plate.

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Leaders
AVG: K. Bryant.292
HR: K. Bryant39
RBI: A. Rizzo109
SB: J. Báez12
W: J. Lester19
ERA: K. Hendricks2.13
Saves: H. Rondón18
K: J. Lester197
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Chi Cubs 10358.640-
St. Louis 8676.53117.5
Pittsburgh 7883.48425
Milwaukee 7389.45130.5
Cincinnati 6894.42035.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .256 (15)
Runs: 808 (3)
Hits: 1409 (17)
Home Runs: 199 (13)
Stolen Bases: 66 (20)
OBP: .343 (2)
SLG: .429 (10)
Total Bases: 2359 (10)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.15 (1)
Runs Allowed: 556 (1)
Saves: 38 (22)
Strikeouts: 1441 (3)
OpBA: .212 (1)
OBP: .285 (1)
SLG: .348 (1)
Run Support: 4.98 (3)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
2/13 D. Rollins Outrighted to Minors
2/11 P. Strop Signed ( 2017)(avoids arbitration)
2/8 A. Mills Traded Kansas City (for OF Donnie Dewees)
2/8 D. Rollins Designated for Assignment
2/4 W. Pérez Signed to a Minor League Contract
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/21 B. Anderson off 15-day DL
8/17 H. Rondón off 15-day DL
8/15 J. Lackey off 15-day DL
8/11 P. Strop off 15-day DL
7/28 W. Davis off 15-day DL
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