Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:43:39 -0700
Chicago Cubs RP Kyuji Fujikawa won't be ruled out as a closing option, according to manager Rick Renteria.
Fantasy Tip: Fujikawa just returned from his long rehab from Tommy John surgery, so realistically expecting him to record some saves in high-leverage situations this year is unlikely. However, he could be in consideration for the role next spring.
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 12:00:32 -0700
The Chicago Cubs activated RP Kyuji Fujikawa (elbow) from the disabled list Wednesday, Aug. 6, and designated OF Nate Schierholtz for assignment in a corresponding move.
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:59:43 -0700
Chicago Cubs RP Kyuji Fujikawa (elbow) is close to returning to the team after rehabbing from Tommy John surgery. He has a 0.77 ERA and 13 strikeouts in 11 2/3 innings in 12 rehab outings this year. He last pitched in the majors in May of last season.
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 11:12:52 -0700
Chicago Cubs RP Kyuji Fujikawa (elbow) is scheduled to throw one inning for Triple-A Iowa Monday, Aug. 4. The team has not decided if he will be activated from the 60-day disabled list Tuesday, Aug. 5.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:11:45 -0700
Chicago Cubs RP Kyuji Fujikawa (elbow) will be recalled from Triple-A Iowa soon, according to general manager Jed Hoyer.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:13:48 -0700
Chicago Cubs RP Kyuji Fujikawa (elbow) will make at least one more rehab appearance with Triple-A Iowa before he is recalled to the majors.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:58:55 -0700
Chicago Cubs RP Kyuji Fujikawa (elbow) appeared in his first rehab game for Triple-A Iowa, allowing one run on two hits in an inning Monday, July 21.
Fantasy Tip: He's one to watch for the Cubs' 2015 closer picture if they pick up his option. If they buy him out, he could enter another saves situation.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:12:05 -0700
Chicago Cubs RP Kyuji Fujikawa (elbow) was transferred to Class A Kane County, Thursday, July 17.
Sun, 04 May 2014 00:31:57 -0700
The Chicago Cubs have called up OF Chris Coghlan to the major league roster, upping his contract value to $800,000. In a corresponding move the Cubs transferred P Kyuji Fujikawa (elbow) to the 60-day disabled list. Fujikawa is not expected back until midseason.
Sat, 03 May 2014 10:39:29 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Chicago Cubs have placed OF Ryan Sweeney (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right hamstring. In corresponding moves, OF Chris Coghlan's contract has been selected from Triple-A Iowa and RP Kyuji Fujikawa (elbow) was transferred from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.