Chicago Cubs: New closer Brandon Morrow doesn’t dance

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Chicago Cubs Closer Brandon Morrow is off to a great start as the team’s  closer.  What does the rest of the season hold for the Cubs’ stopper?

Chicago Cubs fans love their closing pitchers and what’s not to like? Cubs fans have had a ringside seat to watch some of the best in baseball over the past couple of years. First, it was the often underrated Hector Rondon. Then, the front office went big, acquiring the likes of Aroldis Chapman and Wade Davis. This year, Cubs fans may pay witness the best closer in the National League.

Brandon Morrow, 33, was signed by the Cubs to a two-year, $21-million deal in December. This was a major step in Chicago Cubs president, Theo ‘Thanos’ Epstein’s master plan for pitching world domination.

Epstein watched Morrow pitch in all seven World Series games last year, tying the record for reliever appearances. Cubs fans watched the reliever carve up their star-studded lineup in the NLCS. Convinced that Morrow’s recovery was complete and his value on the up-swing, Epstein pulled the trigger and brought the experienced stopper to Chicago.