PEDRO STROP NEWS

Corey Black Adds to List of Power Arms for Cubs Bullpen

Early in this major league season, the Cubs have had some issues with injuries in the bullpen.  Justin Grimm and Neil Ramirez are both on the shelf, which has caused overuse of the reliable Pedro Strop and Hector Rondon.  It’s led to increased use of players like Brian Schlitter.  And it’s brought Gonzalez Germen to the big leagues from Iowa, where he was supposed to serve...
Via World Series Dreaming
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals 3, Cubs 0 (4/5/15)

OSS: Cubs waste 3 lead-off doubles and lead-off single against Wainwright Three Up: 1. Phil Coke was clearly the best player on the team yesterday. He came in to a very dicey situation (2nd and 3rd, two outs), and stranded them both. The game could have very easily gotten away from the Cubs there, but Coke locked them out. Great first game by Phil. 2. Pedro Strop cleaned up a nice...
Via Obstructed View
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dreamcast 46: We’re Back For Opening Night!

So hey guys!  It’s been pretty much all winter since we did this last (see the date for #45), and being that we’re on the cusp of Opening Night at Wrigley Field, seems like a good time to dust off the old microphone and give the Dreamcast another go.  Since it’s #46, let’s dedicate this to hat tilt champ Pedro Strop and former Chicago Cubs legend Ryan Dempster.  Woow!...
Via World Series Dreaming
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The NL Central Preview Series: Can the Chicago Cubs Sneak In?

As Spring Training continues and the Chicago Cubs pare down their roster to the final 25 heading to the under-construction Wrigley Field come Opening Night, Andy took the last week to preview all five teams in the National League Central Division.  For projected rosters, performance, and final standings, please read the following: 1st place – St. Louis Cardinals (90-72) 2nd place...
Via World Series Dreaming
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs, Pedro Strop Avoid Arbitration

According to Jon Heyman of cbssports.com, the Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Pedro Strop have avoided arbitration. Strop will make 2.525 million in 2015. The Cubs initially offered Strop 2 million and Strop was asking for 3 million. Strop was the last Cub waiting for a new contract for next season and now both sides do not have to go to a arbitration hearing. The Cubs have...
Via Baseball Essential
February 06, 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 AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Strop and Cubs agree to 1-year deal for $2,525,000

CHICAGO (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

The Sinister Six

You know what I forgot to mention in the previous set of Cubs storylines?  The team still needs to figure out who their lefty relievers are.  Righty relief is set if you check out the roster: Dallas Beeler Justin Grimm Edwin Jackson Jason Motte Blake Parker Neil Ramirez Hector Rondon Brian Schlitter Pedro Strop Jacob Turner If we assume that there are five starters and seven relievers...
Via World Series Dreaming
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Stuff to read while everyone else is at the Cubs Convention

Today was my birthday.  I had considered going to Cubs Convention a while back, but decided not to.  Thankfully everyone else on Team WSD decided to brave the crowds (SOLD OUT!) and will bring you news later.  For the time being, here’s some stuff I gleaned while perusing the Twitters and reading up on news. The Chicago Cubs have settled with all of their arbitration-eligible...
Via World Series Dreaming
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs Arbitration Figures

The Cubs had 7 players that could head to arbitration cases, they've settled with 5 of them today. Today happened to be the deadline when teams and players had to file their arbitation numbers if they were going to go to a hearing, thus the influx of news on completed deals. F. Doubront got $1.925M (1st time arb eligible) Chris Coghlan got $2.505M (1st time arb eligible) W. Castillo...
Via Cub Reporter
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs pitcher Pedro Strop uninjured after crash in Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Pedro Strop was involved in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic but was not injured, officials said Friday. The 29-year-old was driving a pickup truck when he crashed against a wall late Wednesday along a road southwest of the capital of Santo Domingo. ''We've talked with Pedro's family, and they've told us he...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Pedro Strop involved in car accident (photo)

MLB.com's Carrie Muskat has announced that the Chicago Cubs have confirmed that reliever Pedro Strop was involved in a car accident in the Dominican Republic late Thursday night. Strop, though, has no initial signs of serious injury, but no further details are yet available.#Cubs say Pedro Strop is fine after car accident in Dominican Thu night, which is amazing when you see his...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 28, 2014  |  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 Pedro Strop involved in car accident, is somehow OK

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 I just got...
Via Bloguin Best
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

2015 Steamer Projections

The postseason is barely underway, but the projections will start rolling out. The Steamer projections came out yesterday or the day before. 2015 Chicago Cubs Steamer Projections Name IP H ER HR SO BB WHIP K/9 BB/9 ERA FIP Pedro Strop 65 54 22 4 71 24 1.2 9.77 3.37 3.06 3.01 Hector Rondon 65 56 22 5 66 19 1.16 9.15 2.68 3.1 3.17 Justin Grimm 55 50 20 5 53 16 1.2 8.62 2.61 3.28 3...
Via Obstructed View
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Five tool players

I admit it. I brought you here under false pretenses. Here you thought you were going to read about players or prospects that had the proverbial five tools like running, throwing, power, high batting average and character. But that is not what this post is about. I'll leave such tool worship to the scouts and prospect writers who are good at what they do. Instead this post is about...
Via The Flagrant Fan
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles-Cubs Preview

A healthy lead in the AL East is evidence that the Baltimore Orioles have few regrets about their recent decisions. Letting Jake Arrieta go, however, may be one of the few they've come to regret. The red-hot Orioles get their first look at the revitalized Arrieta in a Chicago Cubs uniform Friday at Wrigley Field as they attempt to match their longest win streak of the season. Needing...
Via AP on Fox
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

From Bad to Worse

Just when you thought things could not get any worse for the Chicago Cubs, they did. Fresh off placing lead off hitter Emilio Bonifacio on the disabled list with a rib injury, the Cubs may now be facing another devastating injury. Unfortunately, this injury affects one of the better aspects of the team, their young bullpen. Before you laugh, the Cubs young bullpen has been pretty...
Via World Series Dreaming
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Starter Henderson Alvarez leaves early, but Marlins rally past Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) -- Pedro Strop hit Giancarlo Stanton with a pitch in the eighth inning then threw a wild pitch that allowed the Miami slugger to score the go-ahead run, and the Marlins beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 Sunday. Marlins starter Henderson Alvarez left the game because of a left hip injury and is day to day. Trailing 3-2 after Luis Valbuena walked with the bases loaded in the seventh...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: The Week 9 Closer Report

Welcome back to The Fantasy Fix’s Closer Report for Week 9. Are the Chicago White Sox switching closers? Do the Cubs have a new closer in waiting? Is there any news outside of the Windy City? Follow along to see where we are today. Remember, we’ve moved the Fantasy Fix Closer Report Chart to its full time home right here. As always, feel free to ask a question in the comments...
Via The Fantasy Fix
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Pedro Strop activated

The Chicago Cubs' bullpen has had its trouble this season, but it just got back one of the young hard throwers who are part of the team's rebuilding program. The Cubs have activated reliever Pedro Strop from the disabled list and will make him available for the series with the Milwaukee Brewers, which begins Friday night. The Cubs made the announcement via Twitter Friday mid-afternoon...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Eloy Goes Deep and Strop Continues Rehab at Diablo Park

Raul Linares ripped a game-winning walk-off RBI double with two outs in the bottom of the 9th, as the Angels rallied from a four-run deficit to edge the Cubs 7-6 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Diablo Park Field #7 in Tempe, AZ. Eloy Jimenez belted a three-run home run and an RBI single, Jeffrey Baez singled twice, walked, stole a base, and scored...
Via Cub Reporter
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Pedro Strop Delivers Some Heat at Indian School Park

Johneshwy Fargas drove-in the tying and winning runs with a two-run double as the Giants rallied to edge the Cubs 3-2 in 12 innings in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Indian School Park Field #2 in Scottsdale AZ.RHRP Pedro Strop (on the Cubs MLB 15-day DL - groin) started the game for the Cubs and threw one inning (12 pitches - 11 strikes), striking...
Via Cub Reporter
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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