Chicago Cubs: Multiple players could break out this season in a big way

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Is Schwarber ready to break out in the regular season?

Look, Cubs fans, Kyle Schwarber can hit.

It’s not easy rehabbing like crazy back from a torn ACL, hitting in five games, having another three months off, then playing a full season, as is the case with Schwarber. Despite his struggles last year, the dude still cracked 30 bombs.

Now, healthier than ever, with a full season under his belt, look for him to build off last season’s second half and absolutely rake in 2018. Schwarber will always have his stretches of 0-for-10 with nine strikeouts, as well as his 2-for-25 with 16 strikeouts.

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But, when Schwarber gets hot, he will get hot  and have the potential to carry the team for about a week or two. The definition of streaky. His improved physique and altered approach at the dish will, hopefully, lend to more consistent results – and a big impact 2018 campaign.