As much as we get frustrated seeing Kyle Schwarber look at strike three on the edges, sometimes his patience pays off in the form of a MONSTER homer.
Having taken this 0-2 pitch for ball one:
Schwarber saw another couple balls, getting the count to 3-2. That’s when Jeff Hoffman made a very bad mistake, and Schwarber did not miss it:
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) June 5, 2019
That thing was just so very destroyed. That’s what Kyle Schwarber does. He does not hit cheapies:
— MLBBarrelAlert (@MLBBarrelAlert) June 5, 2019
KYLE SCHWARBER DOES NOT GET CHEATED.
— OBVIOUS SHIRTS (@obvious_shirts) June 5, 2019
That blast was tied for the 12th longest homer in MLB this year, and was the third longest of the year on the Cubs:
#Cubs longest HR of 2019
472' Rizzo 4/12 vs LAA
469' Bote 4/27 at ARI
467' Schwarber just now vs COL
460' Contreras 4/12 vs LAA
452' Contreras 4/3 at ATL
— Christopher Kamka (@ckamka) June 5, 2019