Pedro Strop's Second Rehab Appearance Was Another Quick Inning of Flawless (He's Ready)

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Pedro Strop’s Second Rehab Appearance Was Another Quick Inning of Flawless (He’s Ready)

Chicago Cubs

Pedro Strop made rehab appearance number two for the Iowa Cubs last night, and he was once again so quick and efficient in his inning of work that you almost want to yell at the opponents for not making him work a little bit.

The thing is, when young guys are out there facing a big leaguer like Pedro Strop, they’re going to be swinging. You want to get a hit off of him. So if Strop is pumping strikes (which is good!), then his inning is going to be very quick.

As long as Strop wakes up feeling healthy this morning in his hamstring (well, and elsewhere), you’re going to see him return to the big league Cubs on Saturday against the Cardinals. He, alone, won’t be a bullpen savior, but adding him to the back of the pen will be a significant boost over how things have been the last three weeks.



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.