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Schwarber optioned back to Iowa

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 Kyle Schwarber is headed back to Des Moines after 6 games. Schwarber was optioned to the Iowa Cubs to make room on the roster for Matt Szczur in the Cubs line-up.

Schwarber went an impressive 8-22 at the plate with one homer while filling in the designated hitter role for Chicago. The role was always considered temporary during the Cubs' 6 game interleague road trip.

Szczur will play left field as the Cubs open their series against Los Angeles on Monday night.

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