Chicago Cubs: Despite critics, Kyle Schwarber has actually been pretty good

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Chicago Cubs: Realistic expectations moving forward

It is essential to understand that Kyle Schwarber is who he is, and that is okay. Sure, it would be fun for everyone if Schwarber was the 40+ home run, 100+ RBI machine that many expected him to be when he came into the league, but the Cubs are a strong enough team where he doesn’t need to be that guy.

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Schwarber is a consistent player. He has already reached last years level of production, and in some areas has played better, because he has been able to stay healthy. As the last few weeks of the season wind down, heading towards October, Schwarber could prove to be a wild card who could help the lineup in a big way.