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Kyle Schwarber Nails Carlos Gonzalez at the Plate to Save a Run!

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Questions surrounding Kyle Schwarber’s defense may persist well into his career, but lately, he’s been doing his best to make those questions look awfully silly.


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Just the other night, for one example, Schwarber flashed some leather as he went head over heels into the Wrigley stands to make a catch. And today, he showed off his arm, by throwing out Carlos Gonzalez at the plate:

At the time, the play saved an important run … though the Rockies scored a few more thereafter, when Schwarber missed a diving play in shallow center. Now, let’s see if he can contribute with his bat, too, because the Cubs could sure use some runs.


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Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami is a Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @Michael_Cerami.