Hultzen agreed to a minor-league contract with the Cubs earlier this month, Chris Hilburn-Trenkle of Baseball America reports.
After several injury plagued years to begin his career, Hultzen, the second overall pick in the 2011 first-year player draft, finally reached the majors for the first time last season. Over six late-season relief appearances with the Cubs, Hultzen struck out five over 3.1 shutout innings. He'll likely get a crack at competing for a bullpen job in spring training, but his lack of a 40-man roster spot will likely hinder his chances of making the Cubs' Opening Day roster. Jan 22 9:43 am (EST)
- Hultzen was non-tendered by the Cubs on Monday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
- Hultzen will be called up by the Cubs on Saturday, Tommy Birch of the Des Moines Register reports.
- Hultzen debuted with Triple-A Iowa on June 16 and has struck out three over 1.2 scoreless innings through his first two relief appearances with the affiliate. All Danny Hultzen (L) News
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2019 SEASON STATS
|Sep 24||L 9 - 2||@ PIT||0||0||0||0.1||1||0||0||1||1|
|Sep 21||L 9 - 8||STL||0||0||0||0.0||2||0||0||0||0|
|Sep 19||L 5 - 4||STL||0||0||0||1.0||0||0||0||0||1|
|Sep 17||L 4 - 2||CIN||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||1||0|
|Sep 14||W 14 - 1||PIT||0||0||0||1.0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sep 08||L 8 - 5||@ MIL||0||0||0||1.0||1||0||0||0||3|
|Mar 11||T -||@ SEA||0||0||0||1.0||0||0||0||1||0|