Cubs Get Good News On Morrow, StropIf Strop isn't available, the Cubs' closer options include Steve Cishek, Carl Edwards Jr., Brandon Kintzler and Brian Duensing.
Strop Joins Morrow On Sidelines As Maddon Ponders CloserThe Cubs said Strop is able to play catch but will not participate in game-related drills during the next week.
Pedro Strop, Brandon Kintzler Stay With CubsThe Chicago Cubs exercised their $6.25 million option for Pedro Strop on Thursday, and fellow reliever Brandon Kintzler picked up his $5 million player option.
Watch: Pedro Strop Takes Anthony Rizzo DeepStrop and Rizzo switched roles in some light-hearted fun at Wrigley Field on Friday, a day after the Cubs' season ended.
Cubs Sign Pedro Strop To An ExtensionStrop will remain with the Cubs through 2018, with a team option for 2019.
Cubs, Pedro Strop Avoid Arbitration With $5.5-Million DealStrop had a 2.85 ERA in 54 appearances in 2016.
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.
Levine: Cubs' Pedro Strop Set For Friday ReturnStrop has been out more than five weeks with a meniscus tear and groin issue.
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' Pedro Strop Has Setback, Is Still Expected Back By Season's EndStrop has suffered a strained right groin while rehabbing his left knee after surgery.
Levine: Maddon Weighs Bullpen Options As Setup Man Strop RecoversWith Pedro Strop out with a torn meniscus, Joe Smith and Justin Grimm will get more opportunities.
Cubs' Pedro Strop Has Torn Meniscus, Will Miss 4-6 WeeksThe 31-year-old Strop has a 2.89 ERA and 0.89 WHIP this season in 50 appearances.
Levine: Cubs Run Winning Streak To 9, Hope Strop's Injury Is MinorChicago's starting staff has the lowest ERA in baseball at 2.91.
Baffoe: If You Hate Fun, You Hate The CubsThe Cubs enjoy winning too much to be stoic about it.