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Cubs closer Morrow shut down for rest of 2018

29 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

PHOENIX - The Chicago Cubs say closer Brandon Morrow will be shut down for rest of the year because of an injured right elbow that has been slow to heal.
The NL Central leaders made the announcement before Tuesday night's game at Arizona.
Morrow, who tops the Cubs with 22 saves, has been on the disabled list since July 19. The Cubs are without their two relievers with the most saves - Pedro Strop has 13 and is out with a hamstring injury, and the team hopes he's ready for the post-season.
The Cubs will go with a closer-by-committee plan going forward. Morrow, who posted a 1.47 ERA in 35...
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Cubs rule Brandon Morrow out for the remainder of the season; examining their remaining options at closer

29 days ago   |   By CBSSports

Theo Epstein made the announcement before Tuesday night's game
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Brandon Morrow injury update: Cubs reliever will not return this season

Brandon Morrow injury update: Cubs reliever will not return this season

29 days ago   |   By Sporting News

Morrow registered a 1.47 ERA and 22 saves in 35 appearances in 2018.
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Cubs shut down Brandon Morrow

29 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

The Cubs have shut down Brandon Morrow for the remainder of the 2018 season, president of baseball operations Theo Epstein announced to reporters Tuesday (Twitter link via Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune). Morrow has been out since mid July due to a biceps injury.Signed to a two-year, $21M contract on the heels of a resurgent 2017 campaign, Morrow was nothing short of excellent for the Cubs when healthy enough to take the field. In 30 2/3 innings, he racked up 22 saves and posted a 1.47 ERA with 9.1 K/9, 2.6 BB/9, 0.59 HR/9 and a career-best 51.9 percent ground-ball rate.With Morrow...
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Cubs closer Morrow won't pitch again this season

29 days ago   |   By ESPN

Cubs closer Brandon Morrow, sidelined since mid-July by what the team had called biceps inflammation won't pitch again this season due to a bone bruise, Theo Epstein, the team's president of baseball operations, said Tuesday.
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Brandon Morrow shut down for the rest of the season

29 days ago   |   By HardballTalk

Strop has been out since July and now is out for the duration
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Cubs Shut Down Brandon Morrow

29 days ago   |   By MLB Trade Rumors

The Cubs have shut down Brandon Morrow for the remainder of the 2018 season, president of baseball operations Theo Epstein announced to reporters Tuesday ( Twitter link via Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune). Morrow has been out since mid July due to a biceps injury.
Signed to a two-year, $21MM contract on the heels of a resurgent 2017 campaign, Morrow was nothing short of excellent for the Cubs when healthy enough to take the field. In 30 2/3 innings, he racked up 22 saves and posted a 1.47 ERA with 9.1 K/9, 2.6 BB/9, 0.59 HR/9 and a career-best 51.9 percent ground-ball rate.
With...
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Brandon Morrow out for the season

29 days ago   |   By MLB News

Cubs right-hander Brandon Morrow's season is over because of a right elbow bone bruise.
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Cubs shut down Morrow for season

29 days ago   |   By TheScore

Chicago Cubs right-hander Brandon Morrow has been shut down for the season, president of baseball operations Theo Epstein announced on Tuesday, according to MLB.com's Carrie Muskat. The 34-year-old hasn't pitched since July 15 because of an injury to his right elbow. More to come. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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Cubs Reliever Brandon Morrow Out for the Season with Biceps Injury

29 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brandon Morrow will miss the rest of the 2018 MLB season because of a lingering elbow injury...
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