CHICAGO —They expect to activate righty sooner and are becoming healthier on the mound. Start him against the COVID-19 list of injured. Thursday night
Stroman, 31, pitched his last game on May 1, his best game of the season.
Manager David Ross stated Wednesday afternoon, “We've missed you,” That's certain. The guys have taken up the slack. It would be nice to have him back. Before he fell, he was throwing the ball like no one else. This is the version we thought it would look like when it came out of spring training.
Recent news from the Cubs:He made his season debut, throwing seven innings Monday. So far, I have pitched well for my team.
Veteran rightyDespite struggling early, the pitching staff has had two strong starts. They have compiled a league-best 1.43 ERA in the past week. They are now adding a major offseason addition to their rotation.
Ross spoke out about activating COVID injured players. “You never know until your know.” “The expectations can be one thing, but getting clearance from everyone can be another.
After signing a $31 million, three year deal with Cubs this winter, Stroman is now 1-3 with a 5.13 ERA in five starts. He pitched seven complete innings against the Cubs.In his last appearance before being placed on the injured list.