August 26th, 2018

The 6-foot-7, 250-pound right-hander, who played at Michigan State, has plowed through the minors to this point. He has a 1.58 ERA in 22 games at Iowa, the Cubs’ Triple-A affiliate, with 24 hits allowed in 28 1/3 innings. He has struck out 34 and walked 14, which has led to a higher whip (1.34). He has three saves, a hold and a blown save.