Norwood (shoulder) was transferred to the 45-day injured list Sunday.
The 26-year-old threw a bullpen session a week after landing on the injured list at the start of August, but he apparently needs more time to recover. Norwood doesn't have an official timeline for his return, but he won't be eligible to be activated until mid-September.
Norwood (shoulder) threw a bullpen session Monday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
Norwood has already spent the required 10 days on the injured list with right shoulder inflammation, so he's eligible to return ahead of Tuesday's game in Cleveland. Whether or not he's expected to do so is not yet clear.
The Cubs placed Norwood on the 10-day injured list Sunday with right shoulder inflammation.
Norwood's placement on the IL is retroactive to Thursday, as he likely picked up the injury a day before that during his appearance in Cincinnati. The Cubs called up Justin Steele to take Norwood's spot on the active roster and in the bullpen.
Norwood will be a part of the Cubs' 60-man player pool this season and will head to Wrigley Field for summer camp.
Norwood is one of 22 pitchers who will train at Wrigley Field. That means that the 26-year-old will have to stand out to earn any type of regular role in Chicago's bullpen. He logged 9.1 innings of relief for the Cubs last season and 57.2 innings for Triple-A Iowa.
Norwood was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
Norwood had numerous major-league stints in 2019, though he only ended up making nine appearances. The 26-year-old spent most of the season at Iowa, where he had a 4.21 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 81:31 K:BB over 57.2 innings.
Norwood was recalled from Triple-A Iowa prior to Monday's game against the Padres, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Norwood was sent back to the minors at the end of August, but he's been promoted to offer bullpen depth for Chicago. He's appeared in just one game this season for the Cubs, tossing a scoreless frame while striking out one. Adbert Alzolay was optioned to Triple-A in a corresponding move.
Norwood was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Friday, Bruce Miles of the Chicago Daily Herald reports.
Norwood was up for just three days and did not make an appearance. He could be back in September after rosters expand, though he'll have to wait 10 days for his promotion unless another Cub lands on the injured list. Cole Hamels was activated from the paternity list in a corresponding move.
Norwood was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.
The Cubs have elected to add Norwood to the bullpen while Cole Hamels (personal) is away from the team. Norwood has seen limited action in the majors this season, tossing a scoreless inning while fanning one and walking one in his lone outing May 24 against the Reds.
Norwood was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Friday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
The 25-year-old will return to the minors just one day after being recalled to the major-league club in order to make room in the bullpen for Brandon Kintzler (pectoral), who was activated off the 10-day injured list Friday. In 20 appearances at the Triple-A level, Norwood carries an ERA of 4.71 over 49.2 innings. Albert Almora was also optioned to Triple-A Iowa, while Addison Russell was recalled from Triple-A in corresponding moves.
Norwood was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Thursday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Norwood will swap roster spots with Alec Mills, who tossed six innings of relief in Wednesday's loss to the Phillies. The right-hander has spent most of the season with Iowa, posting a 4.71 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 69:27 K:BB in 49.2 innings.
Norwood was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Saturday.
The Cubs will summon some fresh arms from Triple-A (Dillon Maples and Tim Collins) to replace Norwood. He logged one inning in this brief big-league stint and will continue to serve as organizational bullpen depth.
Norwood was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Friday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
Norwood pitched 11 innings in his debut for the Cubs last season, posting a 4.09 ERA. He owns a 4.95 ERA in 20 innings for Iowa this season, though his 31.3 percent strikeout rate is promising. Rowan Wick was optioned in a corresponding move.
The Cubs optioned Norwood to Triple-A Iowa on Saturday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
Norwood shuttled between Triple-A and the majors last season, making 11 appearances out of the Chicago bullpen and compiling a 4.09 ERA and 1.73 WHIP. Even with the Cubs dealing with injuries to two of their top relievers this spring (Brandon Morrow and Pedro Strop), Norwood was too far down in the relief pecking order to crack the team's Opening Day roster.
Norwood was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Saturday.
Norwood has had a busy week, being called up Wednesday and sent down Thursday before returning Saturday. He'll provide low-leverage bullpen depth for the Cubs down the stretch.
The Cubs optioned Norwood to Triple-A Iowa on Thursday.
Norwood's stay with the big club was a brief one after he was brought aboard as the 26th man for the completion of a suspended game Wednesday in addition to that day's normally scheduled contest. The right-hander could be called back up at some point in September, but any work he receives out of the bullpen would likely come in low-leverage scenarios.
Norwood was called up from Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday to serve as the club's 26th man, Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago reports.
Norwood will be available out of the bullpen during Wednesday's scheduled contest, but will not be able to pitch in the continuation of Tuesday's suspended outing. He's only appeared in four games for the Cubs this season, allowing two earned runs on five hits and two walks while striking out three over 4.2 innings of relief.
The Cubs optioned Norwood to Triple-A Iowa on Saturday.
Norwood has been shuttling between Triple-A and the majors lately, and he'll now head back to Iowa. Jesse Chavez, who was acquired in a trade Thursday, will join the MLB bullpen. Norwood could be an option down the road if the Cubs need a reinforcement to their relief corps.
The Cubs optioned Norwood to Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday.
The transaction clears a spot on the active roster for Anthony Bass (illness), who was activated from the 10-day disabled list. Norwood has made three relief appearances for the Cubs this season, giving up one earned run over 2.2 innings.
Norwood (0-1) took the loss in Wednesday's 13-inning game against the Giants, as he allowed a single run over 1.2 innings of work. He gave up three hits and a walk while striking out two.
Norwood made his MLB debut in the 12th inning as the seventh pitcher used by Chicago, and the 24-year-old struck out two of the first three hitters he faced. However, things got a bit trickier in his next inning, as the rookie walked Brandon Belt and then allowed a single to Andrew McCutchen. Buster Posey followed that up with a walkoff single. Norwood had compiled a 2.13 ERA across 38 innings at Double-A and Triple-A this season, and he could stick with the Cubs at least until some of their injured pitchers return.
Norwood was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Sunday, Patrick Mooney of The Athletic Chicago reports.
Norwood has thrown only five innings at the Triple-A level since earning a promotion from Double-A Tennessee in late June, but he will now have his first go-round on a major-league roster. The 24-year-old had a 2.48 ERA and 1.13 WHIP with 36 strikeouts over 32.2 innings for Tennessee this season.
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