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Montero says he's close, prompting question what do with Schwarber?

Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero has completed his rehab assignment in Arizona for a thumb injury and says he's ready to play. He is expected to travel to Milwaukee where the Cubs will play a four-game series over the weekend, according to ESPN. Montero's injury occurred before the All-Star break and prompted Chicago to recall Kyle Schwarber, who has been a breath of fresh air...
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Hitting prospect Kyle Schwarber re-joining the Cubs

The moment many Chicago Cubs fans have been waiting for is finally here. Kyle Schwarber is set to re-join the team in Atlanta when the second half of the season begins. Schwarber was just named the MVP of the Futures Game in Cincinnati, after he finished the game with a triple and two RBIs. In Schwarber’s brief stint with the Cubs earlier this season, he proved he could hit, batting ...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Place Miguel Montero on Disabled List, Call Up Kyle Schwarber

CINCINNATI, OH – JULY 12: Kyle Schwarber #12 of the U.S. Team looks on ahead of the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at the Great American Ball Park on July 12, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) By now, everyone should be familiar with the fresh, young faces bringing excitement to Wrigley Field on daily basis. The prospects that the Chicago Cubs have been waiting...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs will recall Kyle Schwarber with Miguel Montero headed to disabled list

As if winning the MVP of the Futures Game isn’t sweet enough, Chicago Cubs catcher Kyle Schwarber will be rejoining the team on Friday after Miguel Montero was placed on the 15-day disabled list. Montero jammed his left thumb in the first inning of Saturday’s 5-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox. He is set to see a hand specialist on Friday. The Cubs anticipate that Montero will...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Cubs to call up Schwarber, place Montero (thumb) on DL

The Chicago Cubs will recall prized catching prospect Kyle Schwarber from Triple-A because of a thumb injury to catcher Miguel Montero, according to reports. Montero will be placed on the 15-day disabled list and will see a hand specialist Friday, USA Today reports. Schwarber, named the MVP of Sunday's Futures Game, hit .364/.391/.591 with a homer and six RBI in six games during...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Montero Hopeful for Warm Homecoming in Phoenix

Chicago Cubs’ Miguel Montero swings on a double against the San Diego Padres during the third inning in a baseball game Thursday, May 21, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) As Miguel Montero gears up for his first start against his former team at Chase Field Saturday, he’s had the chance to reflect on his time with the Arizona Diamondbacks organization. The Chicago...
Via The Sports Journal
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Miguel Montero a strong fit with Chicago Cubs

While it wasn’t the marquee move that the Chicago Cubs are still hoping to pull off, the Windy City’s club from the North Side did pull off a rather significant move at the Winter Meetings on Tuesday. The team acquired catcher Miguel Montero from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for a pair of low level minor league arms. Montero fills an area of need for the Cubs, who...
Via The Outside Corner
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs acquire Miguel Montero from Diamondbacks

The Chicago Cubs have acquired All-Star catcher Miguel Montero from the Arizona Diamondbacks in a deal that has been in the works for a while now. Seen as one of the best defensive catchers in baseball, Montero will also upgrade a catching position in Chicago that was less-than-stellar at the plate last season. Montero hit just .243 this past season, but earned an All-Star appearance...
Via Sportsnaut
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs nearing deal with Diamondbacks for Miguel Montero

The Chicago Cubs are close to acquiring Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero, and the deal is expected to be done by the end of the day today. The Chicago #Cubs are on the verge of acquiring #Dbacks catcher Miguel Montero for prospects. Deal expected by end of day. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) December 9, 2014 Cubs incumbent catcher Welington Castillo hit .237/.296/.389...
Via The Outside Corner
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

D-Backs fan spills beer on date attempting to grab foul ball

Your browser does not support iframes.An Arizona Diamondbacks fan spilled beer on his date's coat while attempting to grab a foul ball during the bottom of the fifth inning of Monday night's game against Colorado.The fan had his left hand free while holding a cup of beer in his right hand as the foul ball by D-backs batter Miguel Montero came towards him. Unfortunately, not only...
Via Holdout Sports
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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