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Steve Cishek | Relief Pitcher | #41

Team: Chicago Cubs
Age / DOB:  (32) / 6/18/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'6" / 217
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Carson-Newman
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 5 (0) / MIA
Contract: view contract details

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Steve Cishek was brought in to get the last out of the game and earned a save against the Reds on Saturday.
With Pedro Strop out for the rest of the regular season with a hamstring injury the Cubs' ninth-inning situation is quite murky right now. The two favorites for saves are Jesse Chavez and Cishek. Chavez started the ninth inning and retired left-handed batter Scooter Gennett before giving up a single to Jose Peraza. Lefty Randy Rosario was then brought in to retire Joey Votto, then the Cubs turned to Cishek to face Eugenio Suarez for the final out. The bottom line is this game didn't really resolve any of the confusion regarding which Cubs reliever will serve as the primary closer for the final two weeks of the season. Cishek probably has the edge because he does have extensive closing experience (124 career saves) and Chavez does not. Cishek has 23 holds, four saves and a 2.32 ERA on the season. Sat, Sep 15, 2018 07:35:00 PM

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Depth Charts

C1Willson Contreras
2Victor Caratini
3Taylor Davis
4Francisco Arcia
1B1Anthony Rizzo
2B1Javier Baez
2Ben Zobrist
3Daniel Descalso
SS1Addison Russell
3B1Kris Bryant
2David Bote
3Phillip Evans
LF1Kyle Schwarber
CF1Albert Almora
2Ian Happ
RF1Jason Heyward
Starting Pitcher
S1Jon Lester
2Yu Darvish
3Jose Quintana
4Kyle Hendricks
5Cole Hamels
6Mike Montgomery
7Tyler Chatwood
8Justin Steele
Relief Pitcher
R1Brandon Morrow
2Carl Edwards Jr.
3Pedro Strop
4Steve Cishek
5Brandon Kintzler
6Brian Duensing
7Randy Rosario
8Kyle Ryan
9Rowan Wick
10Dillon Maples
11James Norwood
12Alec Mills
13Mike Zagurski