Braves take Cubs RHP in Rule 5 Draft
|Thursday, December 8, 2016, 9:21 AM- -|
The Atlanta Braves used the fifth pick in the Rule 5 draft on to select Cubs Triple-A right-handed pitcher Armando Rivero on Thursday morning.
For his minor league career, 28-year old Rivero was impressive with a 2.70 ERA and 1.12 WHIP in 220 innings pitched in 114 career games at Triple-A Iowa.
The Cubs signed the talented prospect out of Cubs in 2013.