Blake DeWitt faces Wednesday deadline

Updated: February 18, 2012, 4:54 PM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

MESA, Ariz. -- Infielder Blake DeWitt has until Wednesday, the day before position players report, to decide whether he will accept his outright assignment off the 40-man roster and remain in the Cubs organization or become a free agent.

DeWitt was not claimed off waivers by any other team after he was designated for assignment earlier this month. That move was done to clear space on the 40-man roster after the Cubs claimed infielder Adrian Cardenas off waivers from the Oakland A's.

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