The Middletown Middies will be represented in the Sirrius XM Futures Game on Sunday the preamble to the All-Star game.
Schwarber had 22 at-bats for the Chicago Cubs earlier this season, hitting .364 (8-for-22) with a home run and six RBI. He was with the team while they needed a designated hitter then was reassigned to Triple A Iowa.
The 22-year old was drafted in the first round last year by the Cubs (fourth overall) after matriculating at Indiana University.
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Griffey senior was a coach with the Colorado Rockies when Glen Este's Jayhawk Owens was a catcher for them.
Schwarber will likely catch Reds' pitching prospect Amir Garrett, who pitches for the Daytona Tortugas in the Florida State League. Garrett played basketball at St. John's University before concentrating on baseball full time.
Kyle Waldrop, who was recently promoted from Pensacola to Louisville, will also play for Griffey's squad. Waldrop is hitting .275 overall with six home runs and 31 RBI. He was chosen in the 12 round of the 2010 draft.