The Chicago Cubs reinstated SP, Marcus Stroman off the 15-day IL. The team optioned RHP, Daniel Palencia to Triple-A. Marcus Stroman landed on the IL on August 2nd due to a right rib cage cartilage fracture.
Marcus Stroman had a few rough starts before landing on the IL, although that could've been due to him being injured. Overall, Marcus Stroman is having an all-star season. In 23 starts, Stroman is sporting a 10-8 record, 3.85 ERA, 111 SO, and a 1.24 WHIP.
The Chicago Cubs are currently in a position where they will make the playoffs, although they have to keep fighting. With getting Marcus Stroman back from the IL, it will make it much easier for the Cubs to play in the playoffs.