Kyle Schwarber

Kyle Schwarber #12

  • LF
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 0"/235
  • Age: 23


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Kyle Schwarber 2016 Postseason Stats

.412 0 2 1 .971

Kyle Schwarber Postseason Career Stats

.364 5 10 1 1.178

Kyle Schwarber Stats

.000 0 0 0 .200

Kyle Schwarber MLB Career Stats

.242 16 43 3 .831

Kyle Schwarber Bio

  • Full Name: Kyle Joseph Schwarber
  • Born: 3/5/1993 in Middletown, OH
  • Draft: 2014, Chicago Cubs, 1st rd. (4th overall)
  • College: Indiana
  • Debut: 6/16/2015
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2016 Postseason Stats 17 2 7 0 2 1 .412 .500 .971
Postseason Career Stats 44 8 16 5 10 1 .364 .451 1.178
2016 Stats 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .200
MLB Career Stats 236 52 57 16 43 3 .242 .353 .831
  • Status: Active


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Kyle Schwarber Stats

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Kyle Schwarber Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
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Kyle Schwarber Pitch Breakdown [Catcher Perspective]
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Kyle Schwarber News

Kyle Schwarber Fantasy News

February 19, 2017 at 6:04 PM ET

Schwarber: I'm the third catcher

Kyle Schwarber felt right at home catching a bullpen session, but he made sure to note that he's the Cubs' third catcher -- not the regular -- this season.

February 17, 2017 at 4:37 PM ET

Schwarber catches bullpen session

Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber got a hug from pitcher John Lackey, and then he got to be a catcher on Friday for the first time this spring.


Kyle Schwarber Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2016 Chi Cubs NL

Futures Game Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2015 Iowa PCL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2015 Iowa PCL Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Chi Cubs NL

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Tennessee SOU

FSL Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/25/2014 Daytona FSL

MID Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/30/2014 Kane County MID

NWL Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/23/2014 Boise NOR

Kyle Schwarber Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 25, 2016 Chicago Cubs activated LF Kyle Schwarber.
October 22, 2016 Chicago Cubs activated LF Kyle Schwarber from the 60-day disabled list.
October 22, 2016 Chicago Cubs reassigned LF Kyle Schwarber to the minor leagues.
April 11, 2016 Chicago Cubs transferred LF Kyle Schwarber from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Torn Ligaments in Left Knee & Severe Left Ankle Sprain
April 8, 2016 Chicago Cubs placed LF Kyle Schwarber on the 15-day disabled list. Torn Ligaments in Left Knee & Severe Left Ankle Sprain
July 17, 2015 Chicago Cubs recalled LF Kyle Schwarber from Iowa Cubs.
July 10, 2015 Iowa Cubs placed C Kyle Schwarber on the temporarily inactive list.
June 22, 2015 Chicago Cubs optioned Kyle Schwarber to Iowa Cubs.
June 22, 2015 Chicago Cubs optioned C Kyle Schwarber to Iowa Cubs.
June 16, 2015 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of Kyle Schwarber from Tennessee Smokies.
April 6, 2015 C Kyle Schwarber assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
February 6, 2015 Chicago Cubs invited non-roster C Kyle Schwarber to spring training.
July 16, 2014 Kyle Schwarber assigned to Daytona Cubs from Kane County Cougars.
June 18, 2014 C Kyle Schwarber assigned to Kane County Cougars from Boise Hawks.
June 12, 2014 C Kyle Schwarber assigned to Boise Hawks.
June 11, 2014 Chicago Cubs signed C Kyle Schwarber.

Kyle Joseph Schwarber Bio Info

Kyle, the fourth overall selection in the 2014 draft, made his major league debut last season ... hit 16 homers in 69 regular season games before batting .333 (9-for-27) with a franchise record five home runs in nine post-season games…Named the Most Valuable Player of the 2015 MLB Futures Game in Cincinnati, as he delivered a two-run triple and threw out a potential base stealer at second base…Rated by Baseball America as the organization's fourth-best prospect heading into the 2015 campaign…Rated as the third-best catcher prospect in professional baseball entering the 2015 season by…Spent time in 2014 with Single-A Boise, Single-A Kane County and Single-A Daytona ... earned Player of the Week honors at each stop…Attended Indiana University where he established himself as one of the premier college hitters, batting .341 (238-for-697) with 40 home runs and 149 RBI in 180 career games ... was a two-time First-Team All-American and was the highest draft pick in Indiana baseball history…In IU history, ranks fifth in slugging percentage (.607), sixth in home runs (40), eighth in hits (238) and tied for eighth in triples (12) and runs (182) ... played three seasons with the Hoosiers…Registered a .992 fielding percentage (3 E/383 TC) in 2014, and threw out 16 of 43 (37 percent) of attempted base stealers, en route to being named one of three finalists for the 2014 Johnny Bench Award, given to the top Division I catcher in the nation…Selected as the top catcher in the country and First-Team All-American in 2013 by Perfect Game and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association ... was a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American in 2012…Competed with USA Baseball's Collegiate National Team in 2013…Graduated from Middletown (Ohio) High School in 2011 ... was a four-time team MVP in baseball and also was a second-team All-Ohio linebacker selection.


Kyle made his major league debut with Chicago just a year after he was the team's first selection (fourth overall) in the 2014 draft ... batted .246 (57-for-232) with 52 runs, six doubles, a triple, 16 homers and 43 RBI in 69 games…Batted .333 (9-for-27) with five home runs, six runs scored, eight RBI and four walks in nine post-season games ... the five post-season homers are the most by any Cub in post-season history and are second-most by any rookie in a single postseason (Evan Longoria, six in 2008)…Drove in runs in each of his first two career post-season at-bats in the Wild Card game at Pittsburgh, including a two-run third-inning shot off Gerrit Cole….In NLDS Game Four against the Cardinals, hit a home run that reached the top of the right field video board at Wrigley Field….Became the first Cub in franchise history with 16 homers in his first 52 career major league games ... thanks to Ed Hartig….Ranked fifth among N.L. rookies with 16 homers and was seventh with 52 runs scored….His 15 homers in the season's second half ranked tied for seventh-most in the N.L. while his 46 runs scored ranked tied for eighth…Hit .281 (38-for-135) in 38 road games, 85 points higher than his .196 average (19-for-97) at Wrigley Field…Played 41 games (36 starts) in left field, 21 games (15 starts) at catcher and had four games (two starts) in right field…Selected from Double-A Tennessee, June 16, and made his major league debut as a defensive replacement behind the plate that night vs. Cleveland…Recorded his first career hit, June 17 in Cleveland, a RBI triple in the second inning off Shaun Marcum…Finished 4-for-5 with three runs and two RBI as the team's designated hitter…Collected six hits in his first two career starts, June 17-18 in Cleveland, becoming just the sixth Cub since 1914 to accomplish that feat…Joins Sparky Adams in 1922 (six hits), Walter Stephenson in 1935 (six), Coaker Triplett in 1938 (seven), Doug Dascenzo in 1988 (six) and Tyler Houston in 1996 (seven)…Batted .381 (8-for-21) with a triple, homer, six RBI and a 1.028 OPS in five starts as the team's DH, June 17-21, before he was optioned to Triple-A Iowa…Recalled following the All-Star break, July 17 ... made the start at catcher that night in Atlanta, and went 3-for-4 with a double and run scored…Went 4-for-7 with a game-tying homer in the ninth inning and a game-winning homer in the 13th, July 21 in Cincinnati ... became the first Cub with a game-tying blast in the ninth and a game-winning homer in extras since Andre Dawson, May 8, 1990 vs. Atlanta…Became the sixth player and first rookie in club history to hit two homers in the ninth inning or later, joining Ron Santo, Dave Kingman, Ryne Sandberg, Andre Dawson and Sammy Sosa…Also became the first Cubs player since at least 1914 with a pair of four-hit games within his first 11 major league games, and the first big leaguer to do so within his first 11 contests since St. Louis' Bo Hart in 2003…Became the first big leaguer to record his first 18 career hits exclusively on the road since Steve Scarsone in 1992-93 with the Phillies, Orioles and Giants…Scored at least two runs and drove in at least two runs in three-straight games, August 5 at Pittsburgh and August 6-7 vs. San Francisco … became the first Cubs rookie to register multiple RBI in at least three-straight games since Randy Hundley did so in three-straight contests in 1966…Drove in a career-high four runs for the second time, August 13 vs. Milwaukee…Hit his 10th homer in his 36th career game and 118th career at-bat, August 19 vs. Detroit ... the previous Cub to amass at least 10 homers in his first 36 career games was Bob Speake in 1955 (11 HR in first 36 games)…Recorded his third career multi-homer effort, September 11 in Philadelphia, homering on each of the first two pitches he saw…The three multi-homer efforts came within his first 51 career games … that's the fewest amount of games for any Cub since at least 1914 (thanks to STATS Inc.)…Is just the sixth MLB player since 1914 to record three multi-homer efforts within his first 51 career games … the others: Boston's Wally Berger in 1930, the White Sox Zeke Bonura in 1934, the Royals Mark Quinn in 1999-2000, the Indians Russell Branyan in 1998-2000 and the White Sox Jose Abreu in 2014.