Kyuji Fujikawa RP CHC 23 Days

Fujikawa's option for the 2015 season has been declined by the Cubs, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

Jujikawa struggled this season posting a 4.85 ERA with a WHIP of 1.85 in just 13 innings pitched. He is now a free agent and will look for a team in need of pitching relief next season.

Kyuji Fujikawa RP CHC 3 Months

Fujikawa struck out the only two batters he faced in Saturday's nightcap after retiring the only batter he faced in Saturday's continuation of Friday's suspended game.

Fujikawa has only thrown 9.1 innings for the Cubs this year, but he's struck out 12 and walked just three. He could still be the Cubs' closer this year, though his chances of winning that job are much lower than they once were.

Kyuji Fujikawa RP CHC 4 Months

Fujikawa (elbow) has been activated from the 60-day DL, MLB.com reports.

Fujikawa reported to the Cubs on Tuesday, but the team waited until Wednesday to officially activate him. His rehab stint at Triple-A Iowa went well, though he'll likely need to prove he's capable of throwing on consecutive days to stick in the major league bullpen. A trip back to Triple-A is a possibility.

Kyuji Fujikawa RP CHC 4 Months

Fujikawa (elbow) has rejoined the Cubs in Denver but will not be activated Tuesday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

Fujikawa's minor league rehab assignment has come to an end but the Cubs will hold off on activating the right-hander for at least one more day. Although he fared well while on assignment, the team reportedly wants to see Fujikawa throw on consecutive days before giving him a spot in the major league bullpen, so it's at least possible he could be sent back to Triple-A Iowa.

Kyuji Fujikawa RP CHC 4 Months

Kyuji Fujikawa (elbow) allowed one run on two hits over one inning Monday in his first rehab appearance with Triple-A Iowa.

Fujikawa, who is currently making his way back from Tommy John surgery, moved his rehab up to Triple-A on Monday after he made six scoreless appearances between rookie ball and Class A Wayne County. He could be ready to join the Cubs' bullpen after a handful of appearances in Triple-A.

Kyuji Fujikawa RP CHC 4 Months

Kyuji Fujikawa (elbow) will continue his rehab at Triple-A Iowa.

Fujikawa, who is currently making his way back from Tommy John surgery, has made six scoreless appearances between rookie ball and Class A Wayne County. The 34-year-old could be an option for the Cubs' bullpen in short order.

Kyuji Fujikawa RP CHC 7 Months

Cubs transferred RHP Kyuji Fujikawa to the 60-day disabled list.

This was merely a procedural move to open a spot on the 40-man roster. Fujikawa is still working his way back from a right elbow injury and suffered a setback during an extended spring training game in mid-April. He isn't expected to be an option for the Cubs until around mid-season.

Kyuji Fujikawa RP CHC 7 Months

MLB.com's Phil Rogers reports that Kyuji Fujikawa (elbow) left his extending spring training appearance Monday with an injury.

Fujikawa was making his first game appearance since Tommy John surgery, but he had to call the trainer to the mound before eventually exiting. It's not clear at this point whether he had a setback with his surgically-repaired elbow or something else. The Cubs should provide an update on his status at some point. Fujikawa had been shooting for a return around midseason.

Kyuji Fujikawa RP CHC 8 Months

Cubs placed RHP Kyuji Fujikawa on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow injury.

Fuijkawa is still working his way back from Tommy John surgery but has started facing hitters recently. He should be an option for the Cubs' bullpen in the first half.

Kyuji Fujikawa RP CHC 8 Months

Kyuji Fujikawa (elbow) is up to throwing 45 pitches and could throw live batting practice sometime this week.

The right-hander underwent Tommy John surgery last June, so it'll still be a few months before he's back in a Cubs uniform. He's in the final year of a two-year, $9.5 million deal and will look to show teams what he can do over the second half of the season.