RP - CWS - IL10
The Chicago Cubs dealt reliever Ryan Tepera to the Chicago White Sox on Thursday.
The trade between both Chicago teams gives the White Sox a late-inning reliever. Tepera boasts a 2.91 ERA this season over 43.1 innings pitched with 50 strikeouts to 12 walks. He is set to enter free agency after this year.
The Cubs activated Ryan Tepera (calf) from the 10-day IL.
Tepera missed the minimum 10 days. He'll return to a prominent setup role in Chicago.
The Cubs placed RHP Ryan Tepera on the 10-day IL due to a left calf strain.
Tepera has been a very valuable setup man for the Cubs this year, but he has been hit hard over his past two appearances. Hopefully some rest help him get right.
Ryan Tepera recorded the last four outs of the game versus the Pirates Thursday. He earned his first save of the season.
Tepera has served well in a setup role. He probably won't get many saves but he could have value in deeper leagues.
Ryan Tepera pitched the eighth inning of Tuesday's game against the reds, walking one batter and striking out another. The Cubs won, 3-0.
Tepera has been one of the few relatively trustworthy arms in the Cubs' bullpen, and even he has a 4.76 ERA and 1.41 WHIP. He should remain on the waiver wire unless he somehow stepped into the closer role.