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Brady Anderson's role with Orioles a topic of debate

His title is vice president of baseball operations. The Orioles list him No. 2 on their front-office depth chart, just under executive VP Dan Duquette. But to Brady Anderson, a role that typically equates to assistant general manager is not enough.“I made up my mind early on that I’m not going to stop doing what I’m good at,” Anderson said. “There are things I can learn...
Via FOX Sports
8 days ago

Strop agrees to $11.85 million, 2-year contract with Cubs

MESA, Ariz. (AP) The Chicago Cubs and reliever Pedro Strop have agreed to an $11.85 million, two-year contract that includes a club option for 2019. The deal announced Friday supersedes a $5.5 million, one-year agreement from earlier this month. Strop went 2-2 with a 2.85 ERA in 54 appearances last year, helping Chicago win the World Series for the first time since 1908. Strop...
Via Associated Press
February 24, 2017  |  Discuss

AP Source: Cubs, Strop avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

CHICAGO (AP) A person familiar with the situation says the World Series champion Chicago Cubs and reliever Pedro Strop have agreed to a $5.5 million, one-year contract. The person, confirming reports by several outlets, spoke Saturday on the condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. Strop had asked for $6 million in arbitration with the team offering $4...
Via Associated Press
February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Cubs’ Pedro Strop Gets His Custom Car Redone After Shop Job Goes Bad

Pedro Strop had a pretty good week. The Chicago Cubs pitcher celebrated a World Series win Wednesday, and had a nice ride to go home in. Strop’s modified 2015 Infiniti QX80 looks nice now, compared to what it looked like after a botched customization, according to TMZ. Strop reportedly took his QX80 to a custom shop last year, and it was given a maroon paint job. Problem was, the...
Via NESN.com
November 07, 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

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

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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