Cubs' Kyle Schwarber enters record books with fifth postseason homer
After hitting his fifth home run of the postseason in Game 3, Kyle Schwarber is already a Cubs record holder.
CHICAGO - Though he's only playing in his eighth career postseason game, Cubs rookie slugger Kyle Schwarber already has a franchise record. With an opposite-field home run in the first inning of NLCS Game 3 against the Mets, Schwarber now has five postseason homers.
Here's the blast in Game 3, which tied it up, 1-1.
Five postseason home runs in a career is a Cubs record. Seriously.
Here's the new leaderboard:
Beyond that, Schwarber also passed Miguel Cabrera for most homers in a single postseason by a player age 22 or younger.
Schwarber, 22, owned a .409/.458/1.091 postseason line after his first at-bat in Game 3 on Tuesday. He hit 16 homers in 232 regular-season at-bats.
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