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Cubs Roster 2012: Chicago Signs Reliever Mike MacDougal To Minor League Deal

Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune is reporting that the Chicago Cubs have closed a deal for RP Mike MacDougal:

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The veteran MacDougal pitched most recently for the Los Angeles Dodgers, but was ineffective through 5 and 2/3 innings with the club, earning a release earlier in the season.

MacDougal, 35, has pitched in the major leagues since 2001 and owns a solid 4.00 career ERA through 394 innings pitched. In 2011, he threw 57 innings with a 2.05 ERA and 3.96 FIP.

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