MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Chicago Cubs reliever Pedro Strop is remote from the team after he violated baseball’s COVID-19 protocols.
The 35-one year-outdated Strop is in camp on a minor league deal. The Cubs said Well-known League Baseball will think when Strop is allowed to rejoin the team.
Strop is making an strive to blueprint it attend to the majors after an advanced season final one year.
The dilapidated proper-hander signed a $1,825,000, one-one year kind out Cincinnati after the 2019 season. He used to be let skedaddle by the Reds final August and then signed a minor league contract with the Cubs. Nonetheless he didn’t seem in a immense league sport for the relaxation of the one year.
Strop used to be a fan approved for the duration of his first stint with Chicago. He used to be bought alongside with Jake Arrieta in a 2013 substitute with Baltimore for Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger.
Strop had 2.90 ERA in 411 appearances with the Cubs over seven years, mostly in a setup feature. He used to be a key member of the 2016 team that won the franchise’s first World Series title since 1908.
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