Cubs’ Marcus Stroman ‘excited’ to pitch at Wrigley Field
Stroman ‘delighted’ to pitch at Wrigley Field initially appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
Marcus Stroman broke Cubs Twitter Wednesday night, revealing he’s headed to the North Side in a big totally free representative splash for Jed Hoyer and Carter Hawkins.
Stroman, among the leading beginning pitchers on this offseason’s market, broke the news in a brief however sweet style, sending a message on his Twitter account.
“CHICAGO!” Stroman’s tweet checks out.
Stroman, who’s coming off a remarkable season with the Mets, boosts the top of the Cubs rotation along with Kyle Hendricks and fellow offseason addition Wade Miley. Fans revealed their enjoyment for the addition on Twitter, and Stroman revealed his own enjoyment as he heads to Chicago.
“Chicago has always been one of my favorite cities,” he tweeted. “Culture and passion everywhere. Beyond excited to pitch in front one of the best fan bases in all of sports. Thank you to everyone in the city for the warm welcome. I can feel it. Let’s get to work!”
Stroman is entering his 8th big-league season and with Hendricks and Miley provides the Cubs 3 veterans to anchor their beginning personnel.
Nevertheless, one ballpark has pointed him through 173 profession begins: Wrigley Field.
“Wrigley Field is the only big league stadium I haven’t pitched at in my career,” Stroman composed in another tweet. “Crazy. Can’t wait to call it home!”
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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.