The @Cubs place RHP Pedro Strop on 15-day DL (left groin strain); recall LHP Zac Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa.
Strop avoids arbitration. $1.325m.
Chicago Tribune "The Cubs retained the rights of nine arbitration eligible players, led by pitcher Jeff Samardzija and second baseman Darwin Barney. How long they remain with the Cubs could be dictated by the trade market and the progress of their top prospects. Samardzija, one of the Cubs’ top trade chips,..." December 03
MLB.com "Kevin Gregg has saved the Cubs this season stepping in to notch his third career 30-save season. But the Cubs have decided to look ahead and will use right-hander Pedro Strop in save situations in the final games. Strop acquired from the Orioles in the Scott Feldman trade was 0-for-3 in save..." September 19
Hardball Talk "Trading season is officially upon us, as Keith Law of ESPN.com reports that the Cubs have traded right-hander Scott Feldman and catcher Steve Clevenger to the Orioles for right-hander Pedro Strop, right-hander Jake Arrieta, and about $400,000 in international signing bonus slot amount. It’s..." July 02
Baltimore Sun "Over the past few days, Orioles manager Buck Showalter has spoken optimistically about getting some of the club’s injured players back soon. “We are hoping to get those four or five guys back at some point soon,” he said Tuesday before the Orioles’ interleague game against the Washington..." May 29
Baltimore Sun "Orioles reliever Pedro Strop said he’s never lost his confidence even through some rough outings in the first three weeks of the season. And the Orioles’ confidence in Strop to preserve a one-run lead in the eighth inning of their 4-3 win over the Blue Jays on Tuesday night was rewarded in..." April 24