Category: ‘Relief Pitchers’

BREAKING NEWS: Chicago Cubs Acquire Rodney
August 27th, 2015 at 6:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** BREAKING NEWS: According to the Chicago Cubs have just acquired, closer, Fernando Rodney from the Seattle Mariners. Rodney, who is 5-5 with 16 saves and a 5.68 ERA, was designated for assignment by the Mariners last week and had lost his spot as the team's closer in the preceeding...

CUBS NEWS: Soriano Headed to DL
August 5th, 2015 at 7:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** A little more than a month ago RHP Rafael Soriano was viewed as the possible savior of the Chicago Cubs' bullpen. Many envisioned him joining the club at the season's mid-point, righting the ship and carrying the backend of the bullpen down the stretch; however, that is not what has...

BREAKING NEWS: Cubs Acquire RHP Tommy Hunter from Baltimore
August 1st, 2015 at 5:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** BREAKING NEWS: The Chicago Cubs have just acquired RHP Tommy Hunter from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for OF Junior Lake. Hunter, who is signed through the end of the season, has gone 2-2 with a 3.46 ERA in 44.2 innings (39 appearances) for the Orioles this year and could provide...

CUBS NEWS: Ramirez Headed Back to DL
July 29th, 2015 at 11:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Cubs' reliever Neil Ramirez is headed back to the disabled list. After dealing with shoulder issues all season long, it is an abdominal injury that has the 26-year-old on the shelf this time around. Ramirez said he felt some pain after sneezing while warming up yesterday and...

Chicago Cubs Get Much Needed Relief with Additions of Rafael Soriano and Yoervis Medina
July 23rd, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Despite what you have been reading in the media and on baseball betting sites about the Chicago Cubs' bullpen lately, they have actually been one of the better corps in baseball in 2015. However, baseball is very much a "what have you done for me lately" business and lately the...