Cubs acquire reliever Joe Smith from Angels: reports

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Joe Smith #38 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitches during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 20, 2016 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs have reportedly added to their bullpen at the MLB trade deadline.

According to reports, the Cubs have acquired Joe Smith from the Los Angeles Angels. Buster Olney of ESPN broke the story shortly before 3 p.m.

Smith has a 3.82 ERA and 25 strikeouts over 37.2 IP this season. The right-hander joins Aroldis Chapman as one of the newest members of the Cubs’ relief corps.

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