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Joe Nathan Signs With Cubs

MLB – Joe Nathan

The Cubs have agreed to a 1 year deal with 6 time All-star Joe Nathan. He will be placed on the disabled list immediately as he is still recovering from Tommy John surgery.

The 41-year-old Nathan is a 15 year MLB veteran who was last effective in the majors in 2013. He had Tommy John surgery early last year and has been recovering ever since.

The Cubs are hoping he can return from injury by mid-July but the club is not sure what his role will be.

Nathan only pitched in one game in 2015 but posted a 4.81 ERA in 58 innings in 2014. If he returns healthy, Nathan should be able to provide the Cubs with some solid innings out of the pen.

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