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Report: Cubs sign Trevor Gretzky

Updated: July 21, 2011, 5:31 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

If Trevor Gretzky can handle a bat anything like his dad could handle a hockey stick, the Cubs will have something very special. And it looks like the Cubs do have him.

San Diego State baseball coach Tony Gwynn, who knows a thing or two about hitting himself, told the Toronto Sun on Thursday that Gretzky signed with the Cubs on Monday morning and will forgo playing for the Aztecs.

The Cubs, who took the 6-foot-4, 180-pound first baseman in the seventh round of the June draft, ...

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