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Cubs Rumors: Cubs decline Kyuji Fujikawa's 2015 option

The Chicago Cubs have declined the 2015 team option on reliever Kyuji Fujikawa, choosing instead to buy him out of it and allow him to become a free agent. Fujikawa, age 34, spent most of his two years in the Majors on the disabled list due mainly to Tommy John surgery. #Cubs have declined their 2015 option on pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa, making him a free agent. The club's 40-man...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs decline option on Fujikawa

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have declined their option for next season on reliever Kyuji Fujikawa, making him a free agent. A longtime closer in Japan, the right-hander signed with the Cubs before the 2013 season but never delivered the way the organization hoped. He tore a ligament in his pitching elbow in his first year with the Cubs and underwent Tommy John surgery. Fujikawa...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Designate Schierholtz and Activate Fujikawa

In what seems to be a roller coaster of events with the Cubs roster lately, today two more moves were made by the front office. #Cubs today activated RHP Kyuji Fujikawa from the 60-day DL and designated OF Nate Schierholtz for assignment. — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) August 6, 2014 A season after hitting 21 home runs and driving in 68 runs, Cubs outfielder Nate Shierholtz was designated...
Via Sports Mockery
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Kyuji Fujikawa activated

The Chicago Cubs have activated reliever Kyuji Fujikawa from the 60-day disabled list, making Wednesday the first day he is eligible to pitch since May of 2013. Fujikawa was with the team Tuesday night at Colorado, but they made the move official Wednesday afternoon. To make room for him on the roster, they designated outfielder Nate Schierholtz for assignment.#Cubs today activated...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Kyuji Fujikawa moves rehab to Triple A

Last season, on May 29, 2013 it was reported by Will Carroll from Bleacher Report that Chicago Cubs reliever Kyuji Fujikawa was a victim of the dreaded Tommy John surgery. He was out for the Cuba 2013 season. On April 14, 2014 he made his first start since the surgery in an extended spring training game.  He called the trainer to the mound before leaving the game with an apparent...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Giant Relentless Attack Too Much for Cubs to Overcome

Shilo McCall drilled a two-run single and a solo home run and scored twice, Jonah Arenado ripped an RBI single and two doubles and scored a run, Carlos Valdez singled twice, doubled, and scored three runs, Tyler Hollick smacked an RBI double, singled, walked, and scored a run, Julio Pena doubled twice and singled, and John Riley hammered a solo HR, leading the Giants to a 10...
Via Cub Reporter
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ubiera-Torres Tag-Team Torments A's at Papago Park

Gleyber Torres (three singles, a double, and a walk) and Shamil Ubiera (two singles, a triple, and a walk) combined to reach base nine times, collect six RBI, and score four runs, Tyler Alamo drilled an RBI double and an RBI single, and Jesse Hodges singled, tripled, scored two runs, and drove-in another, as the Cubs outlasted the Athletics 9-7 in Cactus League Extended Spring...
Via Cub Reporter
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

What to Take from Chicago Cub Relievers this Spring Training

The Chicago Cubs have been struggling in the relief system for the last couple of years with a lack of talented arms in the pen. After last year’s trade of fallen all-star Carlos Marmol, the Cubs have looked to gain a closer they can rely on. They thought they had it last year with Japanese prospect Kyuji Fujikawa, but lost him early in the year due to injuries. They then turned...
Via isportsweb.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka an ideal fit for the Chicago Cubs

  The bidding has started on Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. Tanaka is one of the prized possessions in this year’s free agent class and will likely receive a contract in the range of $100 million. Tanaka played for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, who bought out his contract. The Eagles made headlines recently with their signing of Kevin Youkilis. Tanaka posted an impressive...
Via isportsweb.com
December 27, 2013  |  2 Comments
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