Cubs announce World Series roster, Schwarber included


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Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

CLEVELAND – The Chicago Cubs have set their 25-man roster in advance of the start of the 112th World Series tonight against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.

The Cubs and Indians play the first two games of the World Series tonight and tomorrow night in Cleveland before the series moves to Wrigley Field for Game Three on Friday, October 28, Game Four on Saturday, October 29 and Game Five (if necessary) on Sunday, October 30. The clubs would return to Cleveland for Games Six and Seven (if necessary) November 1-2.

Here is a look at the Chicago Cubs World Series roster:

PITCHERS (11)

6-Carl Edwards Jr., RHP

28-Kyle Hendricks, RHP

34-Jon Lester, LHP

37-Travis Wood, LHP

38-Mike Montgomery, LHP

41-John Lackey, RHP

46-Pedro Strop, RHP

49-Jake Arrieta, RHP

52-Justin Grimm, RHP

54-Aroldis Chapman, LHP

56-Hector Rondon, RHP

POSITION PLAYERS (14)

3-David Ross, C

5-Albert Almora Jr., OF

8-Chris Coghlan, OF

9-Javier Baez, INF

12-Kyle Schwarber, OF/C

17-Kris Bryant, INF

18-Ben Zobrist, INF

22-Jason Heyward, OF

24-Dexter Fowler, OF

27-Addison Russell, INF

40-Willson Contreras, C

44-Anthony Rizzo, INF

47-Miguel Montero, C

68-Jorge Soler, OF

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