3/30 Bullpen decisions
While all the position players on the Cubs know whether they’ve made the 25-man roster, the bullpen is still in flux. While others were bringing personal items to be packed on the truck to Chicago, relievers like Rafael Dolis must wait. He doesn’t know if he’s going to make the Opening Day roster or go to the Minor Leagues.
“They just said, ‘Pitch, do your job,’” Dolis said.
Everyone else was packing their gear. How long will it take Dolis to pack?
“I can take five minutes, three minutes,” Dolis said, laughing. “I can take one minute — or just leave all my clothes.”
There are still 11 relievers who are technically on the spring roster. We know Carlos Marmol, Kerry Wood and James Russell are in. However, Casey Coleman has been told he’s going to Triple-A Iowa and Frankie De La Cruz also was in the Minor League camp and not expected to make the Opening Day roster. The list of relievers remaining includes Manuel Corpas, Alberto Cabrera, Shawn Camp, Lendy Castillo, Rodrigo Lopez, and Rafael Dolis.
– Carrie Muskat