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Pedro Strop Biography
Pedro Strop is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with the Texas Rangers in 2009.
Strop also played for the Baltimore Orioles until 2013, when he and Jake Arrieta were traded to the Cubs for pitcher Scott Feldman and catcher Steve Clevenger.
Pedro Strop Age
Strop was born on June 13th, 1985 in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic. He is aged 34 years as of 2019.
Pedro Strop Net Worth
Strop has a net Worth of 20 million US dollars and a salary of 6.25 million US dollars as of 2019.
Pedro Strop Career
He was originally signed as an international free agent by the Colorado Rockies in 2002. He was a position player in the Rockies minor league system from 2002 to 2005, primarily playing shortstop. He moved from shortstop to pitching in 2006 due to posting poor hitting numbers. Strop’s tenure in the Rockies organization ended with his release by the Rockies on September 19, 2008.
He was signed by the Texas Rangers as a free agent on September 23, 2008. Pedro on August 28, 2009 made his MLB debut and struck out his first batter, the Twins star catcher Joe Mauer. He appeared in seven games in 2009, pitching seven innings. Strop gave up six hits, six runs, and four walks and had an ERA of 7.71. He struck out nine batters as well. He pitched one game in June 2010, on the second against the White Sox in which he struck out one batter and walked a batter and went back to the minors.
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In a trade the Texas Rangers made that sent Bengie Molina to the team, Pedro Strop was rewarded with the empty roster spot. Strop pitched in three games before returning to the minors when other trades were made. In his last appearance on July 9 against Baltimore, he appeared in four games overall in the 2010 season, pitching 3.2 innings while giving up three hits and a run. Strop has walked three batters and struck out three batters.
Strop on August 31, 2011 was traded from the Rangers to the Baltimore Orioles as the player to be named later in the trade for Mike Gonzalez. Strop finished his 2011 season going 2-0 for Baltimore with a 0.73 ERA. Strop’s pitching success continued for the majority of 2012. By August 15 of that season, Strop achieved a 1.20 ERA primarily as a set up man to closer Jim Johnson.
However over the final six weeks of the season, Strop’s ERA for that period was 7.24 with an OPS of .916. Strop picked up a win against the Yankees pitching two innings in extra innings in the 2012 American League Division Series playoffs. After pitching well in the World Baseball Classic prior to the start of the 2013 season, his late season 2012 struggles continued.
In 29 games for the Orioles, Strop went 0-3 with a 7.25 ERA. The Baltimore crowds began to boo the reliever and Strop said of the booing, “They [the fans] don’t care about players, they care about good results.” About two weeks after his comments, Strop was traded to the National League.
Strop was traded along with Jake Arrieta to the Cubs in exchange for Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger on July 2, 2013. He has primarily served in the setup role for the Cubs. For 37 more appearances with the Cubs to finish 2013, Strop had a 2-2 record and a 2.83 ERA. In general in 2013, combined with both teams, Strop made 66 total appearances with a 2-5 record and a 4.55 ERA.
Strop in 2014 made 65 appearances with a 2-4 record and a 2.21 ERA.
Strop in 2015 made 76 appearances with a 2-6 record, a 2.91 ERA, and 81 strikeouts.
Strop in 2016 made 54 appearances with a 2-2 record and a 2.85 ERA. The Cubs would eventually win the 2016 World Series, giving Strop his first World Series title.
Strop in 2017 made 69 appearances with a 5-4 record and a 2.83 ERA.
Pedro Strop International Career
Strop in 2013 pitched as a reliever in the World Baseball Classic for the championship winning Dominican Republic.