That’s about $1.5 million under slot, which will help the Cubs sign some of their reaches later in the draft.
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The team will be on the hook for the balance of his $4 million deal, minus the Major League minimum if he signs with another team.
The Cubs had to make a bullpen decision with Hector Rondon returning from paternity leave.
Everybody’s having kids these days. Strop returns to the Cubs without a rehab assignment.
A little pre-game bullpen shuffle. Congrats to the Wright family, it would seem.
Will either be a significant piece in the long-run? Probably not, but you might as well take a crack when you’ve got the chance.
Kalish had been struggling for a while, and the Cubs elect to stick with 13 pitchers.
The 41-year-old slugger will serve as a player-coach at AAA Iowa.
Rosscup has left shoulder soreness.
Strop is expected to miss three to four weeks with a groin strain.
A flurry of moves preceding today’s game.
A couple of young strikeout pitchers will get a shot to contribute in a shaky pen.
Today’s doubleheader allows the Cubs a 26th man for the second game, and Rosscup is the guy.
Thanks for the outing, Rusin, and welcome back Parker.