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Closer Kyuji Fujikawa to 15-day DL

Updated: April 13, 2013, 2:21 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Cubs reliever Kyuji Fujikawa has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain, the team said Saturday.

Fujikawa, 32, blew his first save of the season on Friday, giving up three runs in the ninth inning before the Cubs rallied to beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 in the bottom of the inning.

"It can't get worse right now and being in an important role with the team if it's not helping the team and it's hurting them, it's better to make that ...

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