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Cubs get two prospects for Hawkins

On the same day they placed Mark Prior on the disabled list for what is expected to be 6-8 weeks with an elbow fracture, the Cubs did a little housecleaning as well.

Originally Published: May 5, 2005
By Kevin Goldstein | Baseball America

On the same day they placed Mark Prior on the disabled list for what is expected to be 6-8 weeks with an elbow fracture, the Cubs did a little housecleaning as well.

They dealt much-maligned LaTroy Hawkins to the Giants on Saturday for a pair of former first-round picks, right-handers Jerome Williams and David Aardsma. Chicago also kicked in cash to cover most of what remained of Hawkins' $3.5 million salary for this season.

Hawkins, 32, had been frequently booed at ...

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