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Kyle Schwarber Hoping to Swap Fedora for Catcher’s Mask

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From the moment he was drafted, the assumption has been that Kyle Schwarber would have to move from behind the plate in order to maintain a major league roster spot. While he disproved that belief by coming up to Chicago as a catcher, the slugger’s final disposition remains to be seen. Willson Contreras‘s ascension to the starting role means that War Bear won’t be serving in more than a backup role and he’s shown that his bat needs to be in the lineup more frequently than Miguel Montero‘s.