|Spring Training Career Stats||0||1||14.14||10||0||0||7.0||6||2.86|
Armando Rivero's bid to earn a spot in Atlanta's bullpen has been weakened by right shoulder discomfort that he first felt in November, approximately a month before he was selected by the Braves in the Rule 5 Draft.
|December 8, 2016||Atlanta Braves claimed RHP Armando Rivero off waivers from Chicago Cubs.|
|January 29, 2016||Chicago Cubs invited non-roster RHP Armando Rivero to spring training.|
|June 30, 2015||Iowa Cubs activated RHP Armando Rivero from the paternity list.|
|June 23, 2015||Iowa Cubs placed RHP Armando Rivero on the paternity list.|
|February 6, 2015||Chicago Cubs invited non-roster RHP Armando Rivero to spring training.|
|June 20, 2014||RHP Armando Rivero assigned to Iowa Cubs from Tennessee Smokies.|
|January 24, 2014||Chicago Cubs invited non-roster RHP Armando Rivero to spring training.|
|August 14, 2013||RHP Armando Rivero assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Daytona Cubs.|
|August 2, 2013||Armando Rivero assigned to Daytona Cubs from Kane County Cougars.|
|June 20, 2013||Armando Rivero assigned to Kane County Cougars from AZL Cubs.|
|March 17, 2013||Armando Rivero assigned to AZL Cubs.|
|March 5, 2013||Chicago Cubs signed free agent RHP Armando Rivero to a minor league contract.|
Armando begins his second season with the Cubs after signing a minor league deal with the club in March of 2013 … is 0-1 with a 4.15 ERA (14 ER/30.1 IP) in 20 career minor league relief appearances ... Participated in the Cubs Rookie Development Program in January of 2014 ... Was a teammate of Cubs left-hander Gerardo Concepcion with the Industriales in Cuba's Serie Nacional during the 2010-11 campaign ... In his last season with Cuba in 2010-11, he compiled a 3.06 ERA with 38 strikeouts and 21 walks in 47.0 innings ... Pitched briefly at the FISU World University Championships in Japan in 2010.2013
Armando went 0-1 with a 4.15 ERA (14 ER/30.1 IP) and 45 strikeouts in 20 relief appearances between Single-A Kane County, Single-A Daytona and Double-A Tennessee ... it marked his first season in the United States after a successful amateur experience in Cuba ... Struck out 45 hitters while walking just 12 in 30.1 innings of work ... Made his Cubs debut with Kane County, June 22 at Quad Cities, allowing four runs on five hits in 0.2 innings of work ... Posted a 5.40 ERA (11 ER/18.1 IP) with 28 strikeouts in 11 relief appearances with Kane County ... Did not allow a run in five-straight appearances with the Cougars, July 17-August 1 (9.2 IP), to earn a promotion to Daytona in August ... Went 0-1 with a 2.08 ERA (2 ER/8.2 IP) and 12 strikeouts in six relief appearances with Tennessee ... Limited Double-A right-handed hitters to a .105 batting average (2-for-19) while lefties hit .429 (6-for-14) ... Made 11 relief appearances with the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League, going 0-1 with a 4.91 ERA (6 ER/11.0 IP) and nine strikeouts.