Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber tweaked his knee making a throw from left field during Thursday’s Cactus League exhibition against the Mariners. Per WSCM-AM’s Bruce Levine, Schwarber could be held out of action for up to a week as a precautionary measure.
Schwarber himself said the knee issue isn’t anything to worry about, as MLB.com’s Carrie Muskat reported after the game.
The 23-year-old hit .246/.355/.487 with 16 home runs and 43 RBI in 273 plate appearances last season. He was the Cubs’ first-round selection, fourth overall, in the 2014 draft.