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Minors Setback: Kyle Schwarber not surprised about demotion

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Slumping slugger Kyle Schwarber said Monday that he's not surprised the Chicago Cubs demoted him, saying "the numbers spoke for themselves."

Schwarber's October return following a knee injury helped fuel Chicago's first World Series title in 108 years, but he was sent down to Triple-A Iowa on Thursday after hitting .171 in 64 games this season.

Schwarber joined Iowa in time for Monday's home game against New Orleans, where he hit third and played left field. He was 1 for 4 in a 1-0 victory.

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Leaders
AVG: A. Rizzo.261
HR: A. Rizzo17
RBI: A. Rizzo49
SB: K. Bryant6
W: J. Arrieta7
ERA: J. Lester3.83
Saves: W. Davis15
K: J. Lester97
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Milwaukee 4137.526-
Chi Cubs 3937.5131
St. Louis 3540.4674.5
Pittsburgh 3541.4615
Cincinnati 3144.4138.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .241 (29)
Runs: 355 (15)
Hits: 616 (28)
Home Runs: 102 (12)
Stolen Bases: 23 (28)
OBP: .328 (13)
SLG: .421 (17)
Total Bases: 1077 (19)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.93 (7)
Runs Allowed: 330 (8)
Saves: 19 (13)
Strikeouts: 674 (9)
OpBA: .238 (5)
OBP: .311 (7)
SLG: .405 (6)
Run Support: 4.69 (18)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/26 J. Candelario Called Up from Minors
6/26 M. Carasiti Traded Colorado (for LHP Zac Rosscup)
6/26 D. Floro Sent to Minors
6/25 B. Anderson Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
6/22 D. Floro Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
6/25 A. Russell Sore right shoulder (day-to-day)
6/19 J. Heyward Laceration on right hand (on 10-day DL)
6/13 B. Zobrist Left wrist discomfort (on 10-day DL)
6/5 K. Hendricks Right hand tendinitis (on 10-day DL)
5/7 B. Anderson Lower back strain (on 60-day DL)
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