Cubs add bullpen depth with Brandon Workman and Pedro Strop on 1-year deals

CHICAGO — Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer hinted Tuesday afternoon that the team was close to signing a free-agent reliever. Less than 24 hours later, the Cubs agreed to a deal with right-hander Brandon Workman, according to multiple reports. Workman received a one-year, $1 million contract with $2 million in incentives, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reported. The Cubs also are bringing back a fan favorite. Right-hander Pedro Strop is signing a minor league deal with an invitation to big league camp, according to multiple reports. Strop, 35, was a staple of the bullpen for s…

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