Kyle Schwarber Rips Two-Run Triple, Named MVP of Futures Game (VIDEO)

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Kyle Schwarber Rips Two-Run Triple, Named MVP of Futures Game (VIDEO)

Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Today’s prospect showcase game – the All-Star Futures Game – featured two of the Chicago Cubs’ top prospects, catcher Kyle Schwarber and pitcher Carl Edwards, Jr. The latter pitched 0.2 innings without giving up a run and notching a strikeout, though he did give up two hits.

Schwarber threw out a runner behind the plate, and then also did this:

That two-run triple contributed to the U.S. team’s 10-1 win, and Schwarber was ultimately named the game’s MVP.

Not a bad day, young man. And he got to do it in front of his hometown crowd in Cincinnati.


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