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Pedro Strop, Satchel Paige, and Being on Baseball’s Bleeding Edge

Pedro Strop is a really fun player. He’s the only relief pitcher in baseball who runs out walk-off home runs like the third member of The Bushwackers. He reacts to putting a cheeseburger in Jorge Soler’s Chinese food container like it was Chris Rock’s closer from Bring the Pain. And he celebrates a strikeout like […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
May 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Cubs pitcher Pedro Strop might have the best laugh in baseball

During a lengthy rain delay during the Cardinals-Cubs game at Busch Stadium on Wednesday, the Chicago Cubs players naturally got a bit hungry, including outfielder Jorge Soler.Soler thought that teammate Javier Baez had some Chinese food, so he went and grabbed a plate, only to find out that Baez had just an unspectacular-looking burger. Strop thought it was extremely funny, as evidenced...
Via FOX Sports
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Bob Costas apologizes for harsh words about Pedro Strop

By Larry Brown Veteran broadcaster Bob Costas admitted that he owes Chicago Cubs pitcher Pedro Strop an apology for being unnecessarily harsh towards the pitcher during Friday’s game against the Cardinals. Costas was announcing the game for MLB Network and took exception with Strop pointing to the sky after being pulled following a shaky outing. “Strop is on his way out, pointing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Strop, Cubs agree to 1-year deal for $2,525,000 to avoid arbitration

CHICAGO -- Reliever Pedro Strop and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract worth $2,525,000 and avoided salary arbitration. The agreement was slightly above the midpoint between the $3 million he had asked for and the $2 million the Cubs had offered when the sides exchanged proposed arbitration figures last month. A 29-year-old right-hander, Strop was 2-4 with a 2.21...
Via Associated Press
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo of Pedro Strop’s Car Accident is Horrifying; Strop Somehow Survives

Chicago Cubs relief pitcher, Pedro Strop, was in a serious car accident in the Dominican Republic on Thursday night. All reports out of the Dominican are that Strop is basically fine, and DR police have confirmed that Strop was racing at least one other driver. Pedro Strop’s Car Accident Cubs reliever Pedro Strop was involved in a car accident in the Dominican Republic. No word...
Via Sports Mockery
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs reliever somehow OK after being involved in awful accident

Chicago Cubs reliever Pedro Strop was involved in a car accident in the Dominican Republic, and after looking at his car, it’s pretty shocking that initial reports about his condition are positive. Here is the car the Pedro Strop was in. Details are unclear. I'm efforting an update. pic.twitter.com/erByPXkxcf — David Kaplan (@thekapman) November 28, 2014   Report...
Via The Outside Corner
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Pedro Strop Involved in Car Accident

According to media reports and pictures from the scene, Cubs reliever, Pedro Strop was involved in a car accident in the Dominican Republic late Thursday night. While details are fairly hazy, it appears that the crash was non-fatal, and Pedro Strop is in stable condition. According to some reports, Strop’s car was rear-ended, prompting the car to spin out of control and crash into...
Via Baseball Essential
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Solving the bullpen problem

It would be awfully hard to look at one single problem the Chicago Cubs and say if the team fixes that, it’ll be on its way. The offense can be inconsistent and not always score runs. As of Monday, the team is batting .231 as a unit, good enough for 25th best in MLB. The starting pitching has a 3.79 ERA, 15th best in the game, but that’s mostly because of the performances of...
Via isportsweb.com
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball: The closer carousel

The closer carousel is wild. Already, this early in the season, many closers have lost their jobs or faced injuries. In fantasy baseball, saves are typically hard to come by. In many leagues, every closer is owned. In this article, I’m going to highlight some of the more intriguing closer situations looming throughout baseball, and name a few players that should see some save opportunities...
Via isportsweb.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Chicago Cubs need Brian Wilson

It’s no secret that the Chicago Cubs are looking for a new closer after Kevin Gregg faltered at the end of the season. There has been a lot of talk of filling the position with ‘in house’ options with guys like Pedro Strop or Blake Parker, but neither of those guys have a lot of closing experience at the major league level. Brian Wilson, as I stated last year, would be a great...
Via isportsweb.com
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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