Schwarber officially cleared by doctors


by - Senior Editor -
Discuss on the Baseball Message Board   Print   | CubsHQ Facebook ChicagoCubsHQ Twitter CubsHQ RSS Feed
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber had been waiting on medical clearance during the beginning stages of spring training to resume his catching duties. Good news for Schwarber and the Cubs as it was announced on Wednesday that Schwarber was officially cleared by the medical staff during Day 1 of training camp and will participate in catching drills with the other catchers.

The Cubs have decided to let him squat 1-2 times a week as they are still keeping it cautious with his previous knee injury. He will be used as a third catcher this season.

“If I can do it, I want to do it,” Schwarber said Tuesday. “I still have the passion for catching. If I can do it, I’d like to do it, but if it’s not medically smart, don’t risk it.”

Tags: Kyle Schwarber
Bryce Harper or Manny Machado: Who's the better pick?
Bryce Harper or Manny Machado: Who's the better pick?
Wrigley Field's Captain Morgan Club has been demolished
Wrigley Field's Captain Morgan Club has been demolished
Ben Zobrist releases epic offseason video and letter
Ben Zobrist releases epic offseason video and letter
Wake planned for the Wrigleyville Taco Bell
Wake planned for the Wrigleyville Taco Bell
Thanks for visiting CubsHQ.com. Follow our Facebook page to get updates on your news feed!
Send Feedback to Tony Crumpton: Email | Comment
Discuss on the Baseball Message Board   Print   | CubsHQ Facebook ChicagoCubsHQ Twitter CubsHQ RSS Feed
Post your comments!
Commentary: Who will be the next Ben Zobrist?
Commentary: Who will be the next Ben Zobrist?
Commentary: Why I'm pulling for the Brewers to win it all
Commentary: Why I'm pulling for the Brewers to win it all
Commentary: What's the deal with fantasy sports?
Commentary: What's the deal with fantasy sports?
Bryce Harper or Manny Machado: Who's the better pick?
Bryce Harper or Manny Machado: Who's the better pick?
Commentary: I will wait for you
Commentary: I will wait for you
Commentary: Chili Davis said what?
Commentary: Chili Davis said what?
Wrigley Field's Captain Morgan Club has been demolished
Wrigley Field's Captain Morgan Club has been demolished
Ben Zobrist releases epic offseason video and letter
Ben Zobrist releases epic offseason video and letter
Is Manny Machado the right fit for the Cubs?
Is Manny Machado the right fit for the Cubs?
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest