Cubs' closer Pedro Strop dealing with hamstring strain
Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Pedro Strop is dealing with a 'mild' hamstring strain but is still expected to be ready for Opening Day.
Strop went for an MRI yesterday, but the team does not appear to be too concerned. Strop is expected to start the season as the team's closer with Brandon Morrow out of action until May.
Our models project Strop for a 2.96 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, and 64 strikeouts in 60 2/3 innings pitched in 2019.
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