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Cubs shake off injury to Kyle Schwarber in 14-5 drubbing of Diamondbacks

Cubs shake off injury to Kyle Schwarber in 14-5 drubbing of Diamondbacks

Joe Maddon isn't the kind of manager to let three consecutive series losses and the news that the Cubs would be without rookie slugger Kyle Schwarber at least through the weekend derail the feel-good story of the summer on the North Side. "I didn't even realize that," he said of the series losses that were part of six defeats in the Cubs' previous eight games heading into Friday's 14-5 victory over the Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field. When it came to the strain in Schwarber's right rib cage that will keep him out of the lineup until at least next week's series against the Cardinals, the seemingly always upbeat Maddon focused on the positive of the...

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