The Chicago Cubs might want to think about surrounding Kyle Schwarber and Dexter Fowler with mobile warning tracks.
The Cubs outfielders collided Thursday night during the second inning of their team’s 14-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. They were chasing down Jean Segura’s fly ball when their legs tangled, leaving Schwarber writhing in pain, as Segura scored on an inside-the-park home run.
Cubs trainers carted Schwarber off the field, and he didn’t return to the game.
Chicago’s power-hitting left fielder will undergo scans on multiple joints, according to MLB.com’s Carrie Muskat.
The Cubs have a deep outfield corps, so they shouldn’t expect to suffer much if they must put Schwarber on the disabled list.
Thumbnail photo via Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports Images
Thumbnail photo via Apr 7, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber sits in a cart as he is taken off the field after suffering an injury in an outfield collision in the second inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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