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Kyle Schwarber

25-Year-Old Outfielder – Chicago Cubs

2018 Stats

AVG

.241

HR

13

RBI

33

R

32

SB

3

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

While Schwarber hit 30 home runs last season, his campaign has to be categorized as a major disappointment. He was excellent in the 2016 World Series after missing almost the entire year with a torn l...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 220   DOB: 3/5/1993   BORN: Middletown, OH   COLLEGE: Indiana   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Kyle Schwarber Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $604,500 contract with the Cubs in March of 2018.

June 16, 2018  –  Kyle Schwarber News

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Schwarber went 1-for-5 with a three-run homer in Friday's win over the Cardinals.

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Kyle Schwarber Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2014 21 A BOI 5 24 20 7 12 6 1 1 4 10 0 1 2 2 0 1 1 .600 .625 1.350 1.975
2014 21 A KAN 23 96 83 17 30 12 8 0 4 15 1 1 11 17 0 0 2 .361 .448 .602 1.050
2014 21 A+ DAY 44 191 159 31 48 20 9 1 10 28 4 0 26 38 0 5 1 .302 .393 .560 .953
2015 22 AA TEN 58 243 197 39 63 24 10 1 13 39 1 0 42 49 1 2 1 .320 .438 .579 1.017
2015 22 AAA IOW 17 67 60 7 20 11 7 1 3 10 0 0 7 23 0 0 0 .333 .403 .633 1.036
2015 22 MAJ CHC 69 273 232 52 57 23 6 1 16 43 3 3 36 77 0 1 4 .246 .355 .487 .842
2016 23 MAJ CHC 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200
2017 24 AAA IOW 11 44 35 9 12 5 1 0 4 9 0 0 8 12 0 0 1 .343 .477 .714 1.191
2017 24 MAJ CHC 129 486 422 67 89 47 16 1 30 59 1 1 59 150 0 0 5 .211 .315 .467 .782
2018 25 MAJ CHC 62 246 203 32 49 22 8 1 13 33 3 1 41 62 1 1 0 .241 .367 .483 .850
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3-Year Averages     66 254 219 39 48 22 7 0 15 34 1 1 32 76 0 0 3 .219 .327 .457 .783
Career  (View All)     262 1,010 861 151 195 92 30 3 59 135 7 5 137 291 1 2 9 .226 .338 .474 .812

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Kyle Schwarber Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 19 LAD 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .367 .483 .850
Jun. 19 LAD 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .369 .472 .841
Jun. 17 @StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .363 .472 .835
Jun. 16 @StL 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .369 .482 .851
Jun. 15 @StL 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .364 .484 .848
Jun. 13 @Mil 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .368 .476 .844
Jun. 12 @Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .370 .481 .851
Jun. 11 @Mil 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .372 .483 .855
Jun. 10 Pit 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .374 .492 .866
Jun. 9 Pit 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .379 .500 .879
Jun. 8 Pit Did not play.
Jun. 7 Phi 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .380 .506 .886
Jun. 6 Phi 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .385 .515 .900
Jun. 5 Phi 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .388 .524 .912
Jun. 3 @NYM 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .262 .384 .518 .902
Jun. 2 @NYM 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .381 .522 .903
Jun. 1 @NYM 1 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .258 .380 .529 .909
May. 31 @NYM 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .378 .506 .884
May. 30 @Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .374 .507 .881
May. 29 @Pit 5 1 2 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .382 .520 .902
May. 28 @Pit 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .382 .497 .879
May. 27 SF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .385 .507 .892
May. 26 SF 4 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .384 .515 .899
May. 25 SF Did not play.
May. 23 Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .381 .485 .866
May. 22 Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .385 .492 .877
May. 20 @Cin 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .382 .496 .878
May. 19 @Cin Did not play.
May. 19 @Cin 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .378 .471 .849
May. 18 @Cin 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .366 .479 .845
Last 7 Games 23 3 5 0 0 2 5 4 8 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .333 .478 .811
Last 14 Games 39 3 6 1 0 2 5 8 14 0 0 0 1 0 .154 .292 .333 .625
Last 30 Games 87 12 21 4 0 6 16 19 28 1 0 0 1 0 .241 .374 .494 .868

Kyle Schwarber: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 57 57 2
2017 4 1 110 110 8
2016 2 2
2015 21 43 41 4 6

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Kyle Schwarber: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 9

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Kyle Schwarber Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018383031.263.316.707
2017829380.171.341.648

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20181652913302.236.521.883
20173405827511.221.497.814
201640000.000.000.200

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20188413492.250.464.853
20172133818360.254.554.910

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018119199241.235.496.848
20172092912231.167.378.650
201640000.000.000.200
Kyle Schwarber vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Ross Stripling LA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

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Kyle Schwarber Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2014 21 A BOI 24 20 8.3% 8.3% 1.00 90% .533 .750
2014 21 A KAN 96 83 11.5% 17.7% 0.65 80% .419 .241
2014 21 A+ DAY 191 159 13.6% 19.9% 0.68 76% .328 .258
2015 22 AA TEN 243 197 17.3% 20.2% 0.86 75% .365 .259
2015 22 AAA IOW 67 60 10.4% 34.3% 0.30 62% .500 .300
2015 22 MAJ CHC 273 232 13.2% 28.2% 0.47 67% .293 .241
2016 23 MAJ CHC 5 4 20% 40% 0.50 50% .000 .000
2017 24 AAA IOW 44 35 18.2% 27.3% 0.67 66% .421 .371
2017 24 MAJ CHC 486 422 12.1% 30.9% 0.39 64% .244 .256
2018 25 MAJ CHC 246 203 16.7% 25.2% 0.66 69% .279 .242
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3-Year Averages     254 219 12.6% 29.9% 0.42 65% .258 .238
Career     1,010 861 13.6% 28.8% 0.47 66% .265 .248

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Kyle Schwarber Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
LF 2018 450.7 7 6 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Kyle Schwarber    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.66 BB/K
GREAT
16.7% BB Rate
ELITE
25.2% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.850 OPS
GREAT
.367 OBP
GREAT
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.241 AVG
POOR
.279 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.483 SLG
GOOD
.242 ISO
GREAT

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Kyle Schwarber: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Schwarber is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Brewers.

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Schwarber is out of the lineup for Friday's game against the Pirates.

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Schwarber went 1-for-1 with a three-run home run and four RBI in Friday's 7-4 victory over the Mets.

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Schwarber is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Mets.

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Schwarber went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's win over the Pirates.

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Schwarber went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored Saturday against the Giants.

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Schwarber is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Giants, Bruce Miles of the Chicago Daily Herald reports.

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Schwarber is playing better defense this season, which could allow him to stay in games longer, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Schwarber went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in Sunday's win over the Reds.

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Schwarber is out of the lineup for Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader in Cincinnati.

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Schwarber is not in the starting nine versus the Braves on Thursday.

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Schwarber went 0-for-2 with two walks, a run scored and his first two steals of the season in Sunday's loss to the White Sox.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

An outfield collision with Dexter Fowler in his second game of the season resulted in a torn ACL and MCL for Schwarber. Much to everyone's surprise, Schwarber was cleared to DH in the World Series, and it was like he'd never been away. Schwarber went 7-for-17 in the Fall Classic with three walks to four strikeouts, even adding a stolen base for good measure in Game 7. The fact that he was able to jump right back in against high-level pitching after nearly seven months away (and only a couple games in the Arizona Fall League to shake the rust) speaks to Schwarber's immense talent at the plate. Unfortunately, he lost catcher eligibility and it's uncertain how often he'll man the backstop in 2017. Chances are, he will play primarily in the outfield coming off such a serious knee injury, and with the emergence of Willson Contreras. Regardless, Schwarber remains a highly appealing option as he's among the best young hitters in the game.

2016

All Schwarber does is hit, and the Cubs had no choice but to promote him last year when it appeared that no minor league level could hold him. His .246 batting average was a bit disappointing, but he made up for it with 16 home runs and 36 walks in limited regular-season action and five more homers in the postseason. Even better, though he moved to the outfield he still managed to catch 21 games in the majors, earning him valuable multi-position eligibility. It's doubtful that he can be an everyday catcher, but it's possible he could play enough behind the plate to continue to stay eligible there in the coming years. How does a catcher-eligible player who hits 25 home runs and bats .290 sound?

2015

The Cubs drafted Schwarber with the fourth pick in the 2014 draft and he made an immediate impression in his three-level stint, hitting a combined 18 home runs in 262 at-bats with an on-base percentage north of .400. Though he played a lot of outfield in his first year as a pro, he's expected to be a full-time catcher in 2015, either at High-A Myrtle Beach or Double-A Tennessee. If he can prove himself there, he'll be on the fast track to Chicago, where he won't have many catchers to beat out.