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Sources: Andrew Cashner set for AFL

Updated: August 27, 2011, 8:29 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

Chicago Cubs right-hander Andrew Cashner will pitch in the Arizona Fall League after the season ends, according to major league sources, in an attempt to build up his arm so he can compete for a rotation spot in 2012.

Cashner made his second rehab appearance on Friday, starting the game at Double-A Tennessee and pitching one shutout inning for the Smokies against Jacksonville. He struck out one.

Cashner is expected to make one more appearance for Tennessee on Monday before being ...

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