“It’s a great honor,” Schwarber said at the time, via the Chicago Tribune. “Wrigley Field has such great history. For it to stay up there for however long it does — I don’t know how long they plan on keeping it up there -- it will be cool.”
“It’s fun. But I’m not focused on a home run ball. I’m focused on our next series, just being able to get our bodies right.”
Too bad he was dwelling on it at all because...it's a jinx.
The Mets swept the Cubs and, this past April, Kyle Schwarber was injured in a collision. Out for the year they said.
But he's not. Today, Schwarber returns as the team's DH. And it is not a good move. Because Kyle Schwarber, ladies and gentlemen, is a jinx.
The last thing Chicago should be doing...
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