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Saturday, October 29, 2011
Dempster picks up 2012 option

By ESPNChicago.com

The first offseason transaction of the Theo Epstein era didn't require any work from the Chicago Cubs' new president of baseball opperations.

Cubs Starting pitcher Ryan Dempster on Saturday picked up his one-year, $14 million option to return the team for the 2012 season, the Cubs announced on Twitter.

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