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Pedro Strop

31-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago Cubs

2016 Stats

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1-2

ERA

3.14

WHIP

0.94

K

42

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Most Cubs fans will remember the 2013 Scott Feldman trade as the deal that brought Jake Arrieta to Chicago, but Strop also came over in that deal, and he's been arguably the best player in the Cubs' b...

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2016 ADP:  438.52

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 220   DOB: 6/13/1985   BORN: San Cristobal, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Pedro Strop Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $4.4 million deal with the Cubs in January 2016, avoiding arbitration.

June 21, 2016  –  Pedro Strop News

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Strop pitched a perfect eighth inning against the Cardinals on Tuesday, striking out two batters in what ended up being a 4-3 loss.

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Pedro Strop Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 22 A MOD 48 0 0 54.7 43 26 4 75 29 5 2 7 4.28 1.32
2008 23 AA TUL 8 0 0 7.0 6 2 0 7 4 0 0 3 2.57 1.43
2009 24 AA FRI 36 0 0 51.3 48 25 1 48 29 5 5 4 4.38 1.50
2009 24 AAA OKL 11 0 0 12.7 13 11 2 13 4 1 1 1 7.82 1.34
2009 24 MAJ TEX 7 0 0 7.0 6 6 0 9 4 0 0 0 7.71 1.43
2010 25 AAA OKL 39 0 0 42.1 32 9 1 57 14 1 2 13 0 0 1.91 1.09
2010 25 MAJ TEX 15 0 0 10.7 17 12 2 11 11 0 0 0 0 1 10.13 2.62
2011 26 AAA ROU 39 0 0 47.2 53 18 2 55 24 4 4 11 0 0 3.40 1.63
2011 26 MAJ TEX 11 0 0 9.7 7 4 0 9 7 0 1 0 1 0 3.72 1.45
2011 26 MAJ BAL 12 0 0 12.3 8 1 0 12 3 2 0 0 1 4 0.73 0.89
2011  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ TEX/BAL 23 0 0 22.0 15 5 0 21 10 2 1 0 2 4 2.05 1.14
2012 27 MAJ BAL 70 0 0 66.3 52 18 2 58 37 5 2 3 7 24 2.44 1.34
2013 28 MAJ BAL 29 0 0 22.3 23 18 4 24 15 0 3 0 3 3 7.25 1.70
2013 28 MAJ CHC 37 0 0 35.0 22 11 1 42 11 2 2 1 0 14 2.83 0.94
2013  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ BAL/CHC 66 0 0 57.3 45 29 5 66 26 2 5 1 3 17 4.55 1.24
2014 29 MAJ CHC 65 0 0 61.0 40 15 2 71 25 2 4 2 4 21 2.21 1.07
2015 30 MAJ CHC 76 0 0 68.0 39 22 5 81 29 2 6 3 2 28 2.91 1.00
2016 31 MAJ CHC 33 0 0 28.7 18 10 3 42 9 1 2 0 2 14 3.14 0.94
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3-Year Averages     69 0 0 62.1 41 22 4 72 26 2 5 2 3 22 3.19 1.08
Career  (View All)     355 0 0 321.0 232 117 19 359 151 14 20 9 3.28 1.19

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Pedro Strop Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jun. 23 @Mia 1.0 2 2 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 3.14 0.94
Jun. 21 StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.60 0.87
Jun. 19 Pit 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.70 0.90
Jun. 18 Pit 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.77 0.92
Jun. 15 @Was 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.92 0.93
Jun. 14 @Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.66 0.93
Jun. 8 @Phi 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.78 0.97
Jun. 4 Ari 0.7 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.91 1.02
Jun. 3 Ari 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.57 0.90
May. 30 LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.70 0.95
May. 29 Phi 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 2.84 1.00
May. 27 Phi 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.89 1.02
May. 25 @StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 2.89 1.02
May. 22 @SF 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.06 1.02
May. 18 @Mil 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.24 1.02
May. 15 Pit 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.68 1.02
May. 11 SD 0.0 3 3 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 L 0 1 0 3.95 1.02
May. 10 SD 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.98 0.66
May. 7 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.03 0.68
May. 5 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.19 0.73
May. 4 @Pit 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.38 0.71
May. 2 @Pit 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.61 0.68
Apr. 29 Atl 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.89 0.64
Apr. 28 Mil 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.24 0.72
Apr. 26 Mil 0.7 1 2 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 3.38 0.75
Apr. 22 @Cin 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.23 0.41
Last 14 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
6.0 4 3 3 1 1 9 1 1 0 0-1 0 0 2 4.50 0.83
Last 30 Days
13 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
11.0 7 4 4 2 2 17 1 3 0 0-1 0 0 6 3.27 0.82
Last 60 Days
26 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
22.3 16 9 9 3 8 34 2 5 0 1-2 0 1 12 3.63 1.07

Pedro Strop Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016351173002.115
2015105261616502.186
201499241418401.214

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20167831215301.200
2015165551323403.156
2014145471122401.169

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201613.011019524.151.08
201535.3241451443.310.93
201432.3031401722.781.08

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201615.701023412.300.83
201532.7022361512.481.07
201428.721131801.571.05
Pedro Strop Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 22 A MOD 48 0 54.7 12.35 4.77 2.59 0.66 67.6% 4.28 3.16 .330
2008 23 AA TUL 8 0 7.0 9.00 5.14 1.75 0.00 80% 2.57 3.34 .320
2009 24 AA FRI 36 0 51.3 8.42 5.08 1.66 0.18 68.4% 4.38 3.39 .327
2009 24 AAA OKL 11 0 12.7 9.24 2.84 3.25 1.42 40% 7.82 4.38 .326
2009 24 MAJ TEX 7 0 7.0 11.57 5.14 2.25 0.00 2.00 40% 95.0 MPH 7.71 2.40 .358
2010 25 AAA OKL 39 0 42.1 12.19 2.99 4.07 0.21 82.2% 1.91 1.80 .334
2010 25 MAJ TEX 15 0 10.7 9.28 9.28 1.00 1.69 0.77 61.5% 94.9 MPH 10.13 6.95 .440
2011 26 AAA ROU 39 0 47.2 10.49 4.58 2.29 0.38 78.7% 3.40 3.01 .395
2011 26 MAJ TEX 11 0 9.7 8.38 6.52 1.29 0.00 1.71 71.4% 94.4 MPH 3.72 3.82 .277
2011 26 MAJ BAL 12 0 12.3 8.76 2.19 4.00 0.00 3.33 90.9% 94.4 MPH 0.73 1.98 .260
2011  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ TEX/BAL 23 0 22.0 8.59 4.09 2.10 0.00 2.46 80% 94.4 MPH 2.05 2.70 .268
2012 27 MAJ BAL 70 0 66.3 7.87 5.02 1.57 0.27 3.08 81.6% 96.9 MPH 2.44 3.70 .279
2013 28 MAJ BAL 29 0 22.3 9.67 6.04 1.60 1.61 2.07 58.8% 95.8 MPH 7.25 5.66 .328
2013 28 MAJ CHC 37 0 35.0 10.80 2.83 3.82 0.26 1.90 68.8% 95.8 MPH 2.83 2.46 .270
2013  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ BAL/CHC 66 0 57.3 10.36 4.08 2.54 0.78 1.97 63.6% 95.8 MPH 4.55 3.44 .295
2014 29 MAJ CHC 65 0 61.0 10.48 3.69 2.84 0.30 2.96 79.4% 95.0 MPH 2.21 2.72 .273
2015 30 MAJ CHC 76 0 68.0 10.72 3.84 2.79 0.66 1.86 73% 95.1 MPH 2.91 3.23 .235
2016 31 MAJ CHC 33 0 28.7 13.19 2.83 4.67 0.94 2.77 70.8% 94.9 MPH 3.14 2.78 .279
Today's Projections     0 0 .4 8.94 3.30 2.71 0.72 75.6% 2.85 0.15 .249
Next 7 Days     0 0 3.1 9.05 3.80 2.38 0.66 76.1% 2.89 3.41 .252
Rest Of Season     0 0 31.0 9.20 3.85 2.39 0.74 76.1% 2.96 3.52 .251
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3-Year Averages     69 0 62.1 10.43 3.77 2.77 0.58 71.4% 3.19 2.97 .264
Career     355 0 321.0 10.07 4.23 2.38 0.53 73.1% 3.28 3.19 .281

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2016 Stat Review for Pedro Strop    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2015 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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4.67 K/BB
GREAT
13.19 K/9
ELITE
2.83 BB/9
GOOD
94.9 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.9 HR/9
WEAK
2.77 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.14 ERA
AVERAGE
0.94 WHIP
ELITE
2.78 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.279 BABIP
AVERAGE
70.8% Strand Rate
LOW

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Pedro Strop: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Strop struck out two in a perfect inning of relief Monday against the Dodgers.

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Strop struck out the side in his one inning and earned his seventh hold of the season Saturday against the Nationals.

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Strop earned his fourth hold of the season despite a shaky appearance against the Brewers on Tuesday. He walked two and gave up two runs in two-thirds of an inning.

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Strop was charged with a blown save Friday against the Diamondbacks after giving up a run on two hits in one inning.

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Strop struck out three in 1.1 innings against Arizona on Thursday.

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Strop pitched for the second day in a row Saturday, getting the Giants in order in the seventh inning.

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Strop made his first appearance of the spring Sunday and pitched a perfect eighth inning. He struck out two.

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Strop and the Cubs agreed to terms on a $4.4 million deal Friday, avoiding arbitration, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Strop worked a perfect ninth inning Saturday, striking out one, to notch his third save of the season.

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Strop pitched a scoreless inning against the Cardinals on Friday.

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Strop pitched a scoreless inning against the White Sox on Friday, earning his 22nd hold in the process.

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Strop walked two and gave up two hits and two runs in a loss to the Braves on Friday.

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Strop pitched two-thirds of an inning Saturday, striking out one and walking one in the scoreless appearance.

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Strop pitched a scoreless ninth inning in a tie game Friday, his sixth consecutive scoreless appearance.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Going into last season, Strop was a sleeper to earn some saves for the Cubs, as no one believed Jose Veras would last the whole year as the closer. Though Strop got an early save and Veras was out of a job by mid-April, the job ultimately went to Hector Rondon. That said, Strop was still an important part of the bullpen, earning 21 holds to go with a 2.21 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 61 innings. Add in the 35 innings he pitched after coming over from the Orioles in 2013 and Strop now has nearly a 100-inning sample of strong pitching in the National League. Expect him to continue his success as a setup man for the Cubs this year.

2014

Though Strop did not help move the needle in a pennant race, few pitchers took more advantage of a change in scenery last year. His 22.1 innings with the Orioles included a forgettable 7.25 ERA, among other atrocities, but three great post-trade months with the Cubs have Strop possibly in a position to close this year. In 35 innings with the Cubs, he had an outstanding 42:11 K:BB ratio and a low strand rate of 63.6%, suggesting that he might have actually been a bit unlucky. The Cubs should be looking for bullpen help during the offseason, but with Kevin Gregg now gone, Strop could be their top closing option. Don't forget him on draft day.

2013

Strop spent most of the 2012 season as the primary setup man for Jim Johnson and he used his fastball-slider combo to churn out a 1.67 ERA and 1.19 WHIP for the first half. He slipped some in the second half, but the Orioles are rumored to think that Strop is a closer in waiting. Strop averaged nearly 97 mph on his fastball, up from 94 mph in 2011. If Strop can cut down on his walk rate (5.0 BB/9) he could inch toward his potential as a future ninth-inning option.

2012

Strop, who was traded from the Rangers to the Orioles midseason, really settled in after the move, posting a 0.73 ERA in 12 appearances with Baltimore. Still, the same control issues which have defined his career have lingered. He had a 4.09 BB/9IP for the whole season and owns a 5.67 career mark. If he can find the strike zone, his strikeout numbers could carry him to usefulness (9.30 K/9IP), but for now he is still a work in progress

2011

Strop shuttled back and forth between Triple-A Oklahoma City and the majors last season, posting poor numbers with Texas (10.2 innings, 17 hits, 12 earned runs, 11:11 K:BB) and excellent numbers in the minors (42.1 innings, 32 hits, nine earned runs, 57:14 K:BB). Whether he'll be able to translate his minor-league success into something serviceable in the majors remains to be seen.

2010

Strop showed limited upside, getting sent down to Double-A Frisco after getting bombed early on at Triple-A Oklahoma City. His numbers at Double-A Frisco (51.1 innings, 48 hits, 48:29 K:BB) weren't good, and the promise he showed back in 2007 at Single-A (54.2 innings, 75 K) after being converted from a shortstop may have been left on the operating table back in 2008 when he underwent surgery for an elbow fracture.