As Expected, Cubs Tender Contracts To 4 Key Pitchers Jake Arrieta, Hector Rondon, Pedro Strop and Justin Grimm remain under team control in 2017.
Cubs' Joe Maddon: Still 'A Little' Wiggle Room In Deciding Postseason Bullpen RolesSetup man Hector Rondon has struggled lately, giving up five runs in his past 1 1/3 innings.
Hector Rondon Is Back For CubsPedro Strop is nearing a return as well, and the Cubs would like to get him five or so outings before the postseason.
Cubs' Hector Rondon Making Progress In Recovery From Triceps InjuryRondon played catch Wednesday for the first time in five days.
The Stretch Drive Has Begun For Fantasy Baseball OwnersWith just two months left in the Major League Baseball season, time is running out for fantasy baseball owners to make a serious move in the league standings. Small roster tweaks may not do it at this point, so always be on the lookout for shooting stars and streaking players in the MLB skyline.
Cubs' Joe Maddon Leaves Door Open To Using Aroldis Chapman In 7th Inning In The Playoffs"What he does is make everybody before him better also," Maddon says of adding Chapman to the Cubs' bullpen.
Levine: Cubs' Rondon Ready To Move Aside For Closer ChapmanWith Aroldis Chapman on the team, Hector Rondon will move into a setup role.
Reports: Cubs Reach Deals With 6 Arbitration-Eligible PlayersReliever Hector Rondon and the Cubs settled at $4.2 million.
Levine: Hector Rondon Regaining Control Of Cubs' Closer RoleRondon has a 0.53 ERA in his past 34 outings.
Wada Whiffs 9, Bryant Drives In Go-Ahead Run In 3-2 Cubs WinBryant's sacrifice fly in the fifth inning was the difference.
Levine: Lockdown Bullpen Getting Job Done For CubsA strong closer, hard-throwers and a veteran presence has been the winning formula for Chicago.
Walker Runs Shutout Streak To 18 Innings In Mariners' Win Over CubsStarlin Castro returned after dealing with a groin injury.