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Kyle Schwarber

25-Year-Old Outfielder – Chicago Cubs

2018 Stats

AVG

.245

HR

18

RBI

41

R

45

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.

July 15, 2018  –  Kyle Schwarber News

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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 84 325 269 45 66 29 10 1 18 41 3 3 53 88 1 1 1 .245 .370 .491 .861
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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)     284 1,089 927 164 212 99 32 3 64 143 7 7 149 317 1 2 10 .229 .341 .477 .818

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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
Jul. 19 StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .370 .491 .861
Jul. 15 @SD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .375 .498 .873
Jul. 14 @SD 4 2 2 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .376 .500 .876
Jul. 13 @SD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .373 .488 .861
Jul. 11 @SF 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .374 .490 .864
Jul. 10 @SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .248 .377 .496 .873
Jul. 9 @SF Did not play.
Jul. 8 Cin 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .376 .498 .874
Jul. 7 Cin 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .374 .496 .870
Jul. 6 Cin 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .376 .500 .876
Jul. 4 Det Did not play.
Jul. 3 Det 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .374 .502 .876
Jul. 1 Min 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .372 .490 .862
Jun. 30 Min 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .372 .487 .859
Jun. 29 Min 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .370 .487 .857
Jun. 28 @LAD 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .237 .364 .474 .838
Jun. 27 @LAD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .359 .474 .833
Jun. 26 @LAD 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .237 .361 .478 .839
Jun. 25 @LAD 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .364 .484 .848
Jun. 24 @Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .362 .484 .846
Jun. 23 @Cin 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .368 .493 .861
Jun. 22 @Cin 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .366 .498 .864
Jun. 21 @Cin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .368 .488 .856
Jun. 20 LAD 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .369 .495 .864
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
Last 7 Games 16 2 3 0 0 1 2 2 6 0 1 0 0 0 .188 .278 .375 .653
Last 14 Games 35 9 10 2 0 2 4 5 14 0 1 0 0 0 .286 .375 .514 .889
Last 30 Games 88 16 22 2 0 7 13 16 34 0 2 1 0 0 .250 .371 .511 .882

Kyle Schwarber: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 76 76 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
2018513031.235.275.645
2017829380.171.341.648

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20182184218382.248.541.912
20173405827511.221.497.814
201640000.000.000.200

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018112227132.268.527.928
20172133818360.254.554.910

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20181572311281.229.465.813
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
Jack Flaherty STL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 325 269 16.3% 27.1% 0.60 67% .293 .246
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3-Year Averages     254 219 12.6% 29.9% 0.42 65% .258 .238
Career     1,089 927 13.7% 29.1% 0.47 66% .270 .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(?)
C 2017 7 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1B 2017 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LF 2017 821 -9 32 -6 -1 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 586.7 5 11 0 5 0 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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0.60 BB/K
GOOD
16.3% BB Rate
ELITE
27.1% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.861 OPS
GREAT
.370 OBP
GREAT
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.245 AVG
WEAK
.293 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.491 SLG
GOOD
.246 ISO
GREAT

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

Schwarber went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer with two runs scored against the Padres on Saturday.

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Schwarber is not in the lineup versus San Diego on Friday.

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Schwarber is out of the lineup for the second straight day Tuesday against the Giants.

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Schwarber is not in the lineup Monday against the Giants.

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Schwarber went 1-for-3 with a walk, a double and two runs scored in Sunday's win over the Reds.

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Schwarber is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Tigers.

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Schwarber went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Tigers.

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Schwarber is out of Saturday's lineup against the Twins.

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Schwarber went 1-for-2 with two walks and a solo home run in Friday's 10-6 win over the Twins.

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Schwarber is out of Wednesday's lineup against the Dodgers, Eric Stephen of TrueBlueLA.com reports.

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Schwarber went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Friday's 6-3 loss to the Reds.

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Schwarber went 1-for-3 with a walk and a solo home run in Wednesday's 4-0 win over the Dodgers.

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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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Schwarber is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Brewers.

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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.