RP - CHC
Adbert Alzolay has been placed on the 15-day IL due to a right forearm strain, retroactive to 9/10.
Alzolay had reported some pain in his forearm and the Cubs were taking it day by day with their closer. Now, they have opted for a trip to the IL is what is best. Michael Fulmer was activated from the IL in a corresponding move, and he could see some save chances alongside Julian Merryweather and Mark Leiter Jr.
Alzolay's 11-pitch, one-inning outing featured no hits or walks allowed, one strikeout, and no earned runs, further solidifying his role as a reliable closer for fantasy managers in need of saves.
With a 2.59 ERA, 0.95 WHIP, and strong peripherals, Alzolay has proven to be a valuable asset in the Cubs' bullpen throughout the season.
Adbert Alzolay earned the save on Saturday against the Pirates.
Alzolay recorded the final out of the game on Saturday to earn him his 21st save on the season.
Adbert Alzolay continued his impressive season by shutting down the Pirates in a crucial save opportunity, preserving the Cubs' 5-4 victory.
With a 2.65 ERA and 20 saves on the year, Alzolay has been a reliable closer for fantasy owners, showcasing his ability to consistently get the job done. His strong performance in this game only solidifies his value moving forward.
Adbert Alzolay's strong season continues, as he picked up his 19th save, maintaining his impressive 2.70 ERA and 0.99 WHIP over 50 games.
With a solid 9.7 K/9 and a 6.78 strikeout-to-walk ratio, Alzolay remains a reliable option for fantasy managers in need of saves.