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Jake Arrieta to start Friday vs. Cards

Updated: August 14, 2013, 9:08 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Jake Arrieta is coming up to join Chicago's rotation on Friday, giving the Cubs a chance to take a long look at the pitcher over the final part of the season.

The 27-year-old Arrieta was acquired in a July 2 trade with Baltimore. The right-hander has made one start with Chicago, pitching six effective innings in a 3-2 loss to Milwaukee on July 30. He is 2-2 with a 3.56 ERA in seven starts with Triple-A Iowa.

"We made the decision to bring Arrieta here and start here," ...

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