Right-handed Pedro Strop Back home in the Dominican Republic for personal reasons, Gordon Wittenmyer of NBC Sports Chicago reported.These appear to be all the details known at this time, as the Cubs have not yet made an official comment on the situation.
A member of the Cubs from 2013-19, Strop returned to the club in a secondary league deal last September with a perforated and brief injury (2 1/3 innings) against the Reds representing the His only act of the 2020 season, Strop signed a new minors contract with Chicago in February and then entered the MLB roster for two goals scored in two matches in April. He has been working in a Cubs alternative training facility since April 17th.
It’s not clear when or even if Strop will be back in action, Wittenmyer noted, that Strop was not included in the Triple-A roster (or the Cubs affiliate’s roster), which has been notable since the season. The vice starts this week.