Craig Kimbrel
Craig Kimbrel  #24  RP
2019 STATS
Next Game:
Cubs at Pirates
Tuesday 9/24, 7:05 PM ET
Status Alert:
Kimbrel (0-4) allowed two runs on two hits (two homers) with one walk... (+)
Player Transaction History
August 01, 2016Sent to minors
July 09, 2016Placed on 15-day DL (placed on 15-day DL)
November 13, 2015Traded from San Diego Padres to Boston Red Sox traded
April 05, 2015Traded from Atlanta Braves to San Diego Padres traded
September 07, 2010Called up from minors
August 27, 2010Called up from minors
June 22, 2010Sent to minors
June 05, 2010Sent to minors
Drafted: Year: 2008 Round: 3 Pick: 96
Local News | ESPN Content

Cubs continue skid after Kimbrel's blown save

Jesse Rogers | (1 day ago)
Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel gave up back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning of a 9-8 loss to the Cardinals. It was Chicago's fifth straight defeat.

Cubs place closer Kimbrel (elbow) on 10-day IL

Jesse Rogers | ESPN (17 days ago)
Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel is being placed on the injured list with right elbow inflammation. In 21 games and 19 innings pitched this season, Kimbrel is 0-2 with a 5.68 ERA and 13 saves.

Really, the Cubs' bullpen could (should?) be a strength down the stretch

Jesse Rogers | (31 days ago)
After adding some new arms and shuffling the roles, Chicago's biggest problem area could soon be trending in the right direction.

Cubs activate Kimbrel to help beleaguered pen

Jesse Rogers | (35 days ago)
The Cubs activated closer Craig Kimbrel from the injured list Sunday, hoping he can provide needed relief to a bullpen that has blown 10 saves since the All-Star break.

Cubs' Contreras out four weeks; Kimbrel on IL

Jesse Rogers | (48 days ago)
Victor Caratini likely will see the bulk of playing time with All-Star catcher Willson Contreras sidelined.

Cubs at loss after pen squanders road leads again

Jesse Rogers | ESPN (57 days ago)
Saturday's defeat left the Cubs 19-31 on the road, including 5-11 in one-run games away from Wrigley Field.

After losing NL Central lead, put pen atop Cubs' deadline shopping list

Jesse Rogers | (58 days ago)
Finding another reliever they can hand off late-game leads to is the top priority again after Friday's bullpen meltdown.

MLB second-half preview: Answering baseball's biggest questions | (73 days ago)
With the season officially resuming tonight, we look at the contenders, the train wrecks, the trade deadline and more.

Answering key questions after Craig Kimbrel's first Cubs save

Jesse Rogers | (86 days ago)
Chicago's big bullpen addition got the job done in his debut Thursday. Here's what you need to know as the All-Star closer returns to the mound.

Kimbrel gets save in 'awesome' debut with Cubs

Jesse Rogers | (87 days ago)
While it wasn't a flawless inning, closer Craig Kimbrel worked out of ninth-inning trouble to preserve a 9-7 win over the Braves in his debut with the Cubs on Thursday afternoon at Wrigley Field.

Cubs add Kimbrel to roster, option Barnette

ESPN News Services (87 days ago)
The Cubs added Craig Kimbrel to their roster on Thursday before their series finale against Atlanta at Wrigley Field.

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