Twitter reacts to Kyle Schwarber making two errors on one play

Chicago Cubs left fielder Kyle Schwarber

Chicago Cubs left fielder Kyle Schwarber is far from a defensive specialist. In Game 3 of the NLDS against the Washington Nationals, Schwarber’s glove issues reared their ugly head.

Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy sliced a ball down the left field line. The play was a little more than routine, but certainly one that should have been made. However, Schwarber dropped the ball for a two-base error. Making matters worse, he kicked it around, allowing Murphy to get to third on another error.


Naturally, Twitter had a wide variety of reactions to Schwarber’s poor play.


Schwarber’s errors extended the inning.

Ryan Zimmerman made them especially costly when he delivered a two-out double to score Murphy, giving Washington a 1-0 lead in Chicago.