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Monday, August 12, 2013
Cubs sign pitcher Jen-Ho Tseng

By Jesse Rogers

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have signed Taiwanese pitcher Jen-Ho Tseng, the club announced on Monday.

Tseng, 18, pitched for Taiwan in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. He gets a $1.625 million signing bonus.

The 6-1, 200 pound right-hander has four pitches including a slider, sinker and changeup to go along with his fastball. The signing had been rumored for several weeks but made official on Monday.