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    Cubs sign Cuban defector

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Cubs have agreed to terms with Cuban defector Juan Yasser Serrano, a right-handed pitcher.
    The 21-year-old Serrano must pass a physical exam and complete all necessary paperwork before Wednesday's deal becomes official. The Cubs hope the process will be finished well before the end of spring training.
    The 6-foot-1 Serrano, who defected last year, would start the season at Class A Daytona after going through extended spring training in Arizona.



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    Re: Cubs sign Cuban defector

    Any other info/stats on this guy?



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    Re: Cubs sign Cuban defector

    This is the guy and I'm not impressed.
    Pretty sorry that this is even a story.

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    Re: Cubs sign Cuban defector

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyched View Post
    Any other info/stats on this guy?
    Jobu helped him hit curveballs.



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    Re: Cubs sign Cuban defector

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Jobu helped him hit curveballs.
    You mean to tell me that ****** can't hit a curveball?



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    Re: Cubs sign Cuban defector

    Torres confirms that the deal is for $250K, and says that Serrano is 22 years old.



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    Re: Cubs sign Cuban defector

    I don't have a problem with this at all, it's peanuts. I just wonder what kind of upside he has if he only accepted $250k. Maybe we'll get lucky.

    Let's hope for his sake that he brings Jaboo with him


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    Re: Cubs sign Cuban defector

    Did someone say Serrano?



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