Description: Cubs closer Hector Rondon (elbow) could be available Sunday, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. "He got through an 11-pitch pen," Cubs manager Rick Renteria said Saturday. "He threw breaking balls. He didn't have any setbacks. And we'll see how he feels (Sunday morning), how he reacts."
Insight: Rondon has been dealing with elbow soreness and the Cubs have been taking the proper precautions with a pitcher who's had Tommy John surgery in the past.
6/3/2014 12:01:00 PM
Description: Cubs closer Hector Rondon is expected to be activated from the paternity list for Tuesday's game against the NY Mets.
Insight: Rondon has a 1.59 ERA, 1.06 WHIP and six saves in seven tries. He should resume his closer's role.
5/30/2014 4:01:00 PM
Description: Cubs closer Hector Rondon has been placed on the paternity list which means he could miss up to three days.
Insight: The team activated Pedro Strop, but its unknown at this time whether Strop will close. other options could be Justin Grimm or Neil Ramirez.