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Cubs sign Scott Baker

Updated: November 13, 2012, 5:11 PM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- In their attempt to shore up the starting rotation, the Chicago Cubs signed right-hander Scott Baker, who missed all of last season after elbow surgery.

Baker, 31, pitched all or part of his seven big league seasons with the Minnesota Twins, the club that made him a second-round selection in the 2003 draft. But he pitched in only 23 games in 2011 and none last season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in April.

"I truly believe if you put the work in and ...

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