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Dodgers pitcher Brandon Morrow close to signing with Cubs

Dodgers pitcher Brandon Morrow close to signing with Cubs

Brandon Morrow, the right-handed reliever who emerged as one of the Dodgers most reliable arms in the 2017 postseason, is close to signing a two-year agreement with the Chicago Cubs, according to people familiar with the situation.

The people requested anonymity because the contract was pending a physical, and Morrow dealt with a bevy of injuries before starring for the Dodgers in 2017. The contract will net Morrow between $10 million and $11 million a year, according to Fan Rag Sports.

Morrow joined the Dodgers on a minor-league contract in January. He opened the year with triple-A Oklahoma City. Called up in May, Morrow finished the season with a 2.06 earned-run average....

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