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2015 Avg.
Career Avg.
Name  Matt Szczur
Born  7/20/1989
Height  6-0
Weight  200
Number  41
Position  CF
Bats  R
Throws  R
5/7/2015 11:26:00 AM
Description: Cubs outfielder Matt Szczur, just up from the minors, will start in center field on Thursday.
Insight: Dexter Fowler is not in the Thursday lineup. No injury, just a routine day off. Szczur batted .226 in 62 at-bats last season and had 10 at-bats earlier this spring, but has yet to show fantasy owners he's worthy of a start.
8/18/2014 10:50:00 AM
Description: Cubs outfield prospect Matt Szczur will get his first major league start Monday versus Bartolo Colon and the Mets.
Insight: Szczur got into Sunday's game as a pinch runner and grounded into a fielder's choice to second in the ninth inning. He's better known for his football acumen, helping Villanova win the 2009 FCS championship with 270 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns.