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Chicago Cubs pitcher Marcus Stroman to be activated off COVID-19 list

CHICAGO -- The Cubs are getting healthier on the mound as they expect to activate righty Marcus Stroman from the COVID-19 injured list and start him against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night. Closer David Robertson, meanwhile, will return Wednesday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates after being activated off COVID...
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Cubs' Marcus Stroman to be activated off COVID-19 list to start vs. Diamondbacks on Thursday

Chicago Cubs right-handed starter Marcus Stroman is back. As ESPN's Jesse Rogers explained, Stroman is on track to be activated from the COVID-19 injured list so he can take the bump against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday evening. Stroman hasn't pitched since May 1 when he gave the Cubs seven scoreless innings in a victory over the Milwaukee Brewers, his first win of the season and first with Chicago.
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Patchogue-Medford teammates break two Marcus Stroman records in same game

Two Patchogue-Medford High School baseball records previously held by Major League pitcher Marcus Stroman were broken in the same game on Tuesday. Josh Knoth, who earlier this season tossed a perfect game with 20 strikeouts, notched 14 Ks in the Raiders 3-1 playoff loss to Lindenhurst to set a new single-season record for strikeouts with 107. Meanwhile, outfielder Tyree Jackson set Pat-Med baseball’s single-season stolen base record, swiping his 30th.

Marcus Stroman to Start Thursday, David Robertson Activated Wednesday

The Cubs will activate Marcus Stroman to start Thursday’s series opener against the Diamondbacks, 18 days after his last start. The righty had just been finding his groove after a solid performance against the Braves and then a two-hit gem against the Brewers, but a trip to the COVID IL halted his momentum. As long as he can maintain a comfort level with his mechanics, he should be fine.

Marcus Stroman Will Return to the Cubs Rotation Tomorrow!

Great news tonight for the Cubs’ rotation, as Marcus Stroman – recently cleared to rejoin the team after being (presumably) on the COVID IL – will return to start tomorrow night against the Diamondbacks. The full set of upcoming probables:. Stroman hasn’t pitched since May 1, when...

Cubs Returns of Marcus Stroman, Wade Miley Boost Surging Rotation

Ross: Rotation success 'sustainable' as Stroman returns originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago. Is the Cubs starting pitching better than it looked the first five weeks of the season? Are the Pirates just that bad? Is the Diamondbacks lineup one of the worst in the NL? The Padres’ lineup suffering key injuries?

Cubs' Marcus Stroman Cleared to Play; Jason Heyward to COVID-19 IL

Stroman cleared for activity; Heyward to COVID-19 IL originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago. Cubs starter Marcus Stroman, who has been sidelined for more than a week on the COVID-19 injured list, was cleared to resume team activities Tuesday and is expected to return to the rotation during the weekend home series against the Diamondbacks.

Marcus Stroman Returning Soon for Cubs?

With the long list of Cubs on the injured list right now, it’s great to see one of them potentially coming off soon. Stroman, who was coming off one of his better outings of the season earlier this month against the Milwaukee Brewers, was placed on the injured list just a few days afterwards. It was suggested that he may have been on the COVID IL, due to other players on the team dealing with COIVD-like symptoms, but it was not specified.
The Ringer

Two Factions of Chicago and Thank You, Marcus Stroman

The Full Go returns as Jason briefly shares what he did this weekend before diving into the Cubs and White Sox performances (02:45). The Cubs are doing what they are supposed to do while the White Sox season is looking a lot like last year’s. Despite two blowout Game 7s, Jason explains why today was a beautiful day of basketball and how it links with the Bulls (18:12). Zach LaVine will get offered the max no matter what, but the more important question is: Does Zach want to be a Bull (34:28)? Lastly, Jason applauds Marcus Stroman’s tweet after the mass shooting in Buffalo (42:39).
CBS Sports

Cubs' Marcus Stroman: Cleared but not activated

Stroman cleared COVID-19 protocols Tuesday but has yet to be activated off the injured list, Gordon Wittenmyer of NBC Sports Chicago reports. Stroman has been on the injured list for over a week and hasn't pitched since May 1. He threw a bullpen session Tuesday, per Jordan Bastian of, but it's unclear if his absence is long enough that the Cubs will require a rehab outing before he returns to the roster, but the righty's next steps should be revealed soon.
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Cubs' Marcus Stroman: Plays catch

Stroman (undisclosed) played catch Saturday, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports. Stroman has been on the COVID-19 injured list since Sunday. His expected return date is unclear, but the fact that he's ready for some activity suggests he may not miss too much more time.

Cubs scratch RHP Marcus Stroman, put him on IL

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs scratched Marcus Stroman for Sunday night’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, and then lost Justin Steele to a left hand injury. Stroman was placed on the injured list without a designation, likely meaning the right-hander was shelved by a COVID-19-related issue.