Wake Up and Watch Pedro Strop Lock Down the Save

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Wake Up and Watch Pedro Strop Lock Down the Save

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I wanted to share this 9th inning for a couple reasons this morning: (1) it’s always a particular joy to watch Pedro Strop finish out a game, and (2) I’m not sure how many more opportunities he’ll get this year.

That second part there, obviously, is because Craig Kimbrel is set to join the big league team as soon as Thursday. From there, he’ll assume the closer’s role, and while there might be a stray save opportunity thrown Strop’s way as Kimbrel gets up to speed, it won’t be a regular thing.

So, anyway, Strop looked very nasty yesterday, and quickly dispatched the Mets in the 9th:


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Author: Brett Taylor

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