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Cubs owner open to eating more salary

Updated: January 14, 2012, 11:21 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts said Saturday that he'd continue to be supportive of his front office if they thought moving a veteran player would be best for the team's future.

"First of all, it's really up to the baseball guys to decide who fits on the team," Ricketts said at the Cubs Convention. "If there is a player they think doesn't fit and they think it's better for the team to move him, then I'll support it 100 percent, even if that means eating some salary."

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