Justin Steele

Justin Steele

Height/Weight: 6' 2"/205 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: L
Born: Lucedale, Mississippi
Draft: 2014 5th round by the
  • Sports Illustrated Inside The Cubs

    Cubs Boss Reveals What Makes Steele So Good

    Chicago Cubs Boss Reveals What Makes Steele So Good Craig Counsell is in his first year as Chicago Cubs manager, but he's seen Justin Steele pitch since he broke in the Majors. Author: Matthew Postins Publish date: Mar 2, 2024 12:00 PM EST In this story: Chicago Cubs Craig Counsell watched Justin Steele pitch from afar the past few seasons as manager of the Milwaukee Brewers. And he says he knows what makes Steele so special. Now, Counsell is the manager of the Chicago Cubs he's getting a closer look at the pitcher who finished in fifth place in Cy Young voting last season, as he was listed on 17 of the 30 ballots and got one second-place vote. San Diego's Blake Snell won the award, getting 28

  • Chicago Tribune

    Shota Imanaga is ‘as advertised’ as the Chicago Cubs get to hands-on work with the Japanese lefty

    MESA, Ariz. — Chicago Cubs veteran catcher Yan Gomes settled behind the plate Wednesday, getting eyes on Shota Imanaga as the left-hander stood on a bullpen mound at the team’s complex. It marked the early stages of their pitcher-catcher relationship and gave Gomes, known for how well he manages a pitching staff, a hands-on look at Imanaga’s stuff. Photos: Inside Cubs spring training camp ...

  • Chicago Tribune

    Column: Shades of 2004 as the Chicago Cubs open camp waiting on a special someone

    MESA, Ariz.— The first day of Chicago Cubs camp Wednesday looked and sounded a lot like every other opening day of the last several years. Led Zeppelin blasted from speakers as players took batting practice on a playing field west of Sloan Park, President Jed Hoyer strutted around with the confidence of a hedge fund manager on payday, and a large media contingent was on hand to chronicle ...