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2017 Cubs victories revisited, July 27: Cubs 6, White Sox 3

Schwarbombs!

The Cubs improved to 54-47 with this win and increased their lead in the N.L. Central to 1½ games. Their record since the All-Star break improved to 11-2.


Kyle Schwarber seems to really take to the DH role.

As a DH this year, after his triple and two homers helped lead the Cubs to a 6-3 win over the White Sox:

.286/.375/.714, 8-for-28 with a double, a triple, three home runs and seven RBI, all in just seven games serving as a designated hitter.

Not bad, right? Also, there’s this:

Kyle Schwarber in 15 games since returning from Iowa (57 PA):
.280/.368/.680, 5 HR, 8 RBI #Cubs

— Christopher Kamka (@ckamka) July 28, 2017

Looks like that trip to Iowa was just what Kyle needed. His 16th and 17th home runs set a new career high for him, and the triple was just the second of his big-league career. The first?

Kyle Schwarber: first triple since his first Major League hit 6/17/2015#Cubs

— Christopher Kamka (@ckamka) July 28, 2017

I wouldn’t expect Kyle to hit too many more triples, either, but that one was fun.

This game started out like Wednesday night’s, scoreless through two innings. Then Willy Garcia …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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