WATCH: Kyle Schwarber hits 406-foot solo Schwarbomb


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Ohio native Kyle Schwarber led off the ninth inning with a home run that finally put the Cubs on the scoreboard.
Ohio native Kyle Schwarber led off the ninth inning with a home run that finally put the Cubs on the scoreboard.

CINCINNATI — Preventing the Chicago Cubs from getting shut out in his home state, Cubs left fielder Kyle Schwarber hammered a solo blast in the ninth inning on Saturday night. The dinger at Great American Ball Park made the score 10-1 in favor the Cincinnati Reds.

Schwarber's 27th home run of the season, the leadoff bomb off Reds reliever Sal Romano sailed 406 feet out beyond center field. The round-tripper by the Ohio native left the bat at 107 miles per hour and boasted a launch angle of 29 degrees.

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