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Cubs and LHP Brian Duensing agree to $2 million, 1-year deal

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs and left-hander Brian Duensing have agreed to a one-year contract, giving manager Joe Maddon a versatile new reliever for the bullpen.

The reigning World Series champions also offered 2017 contracts to right-handed pitchers Jake Arrieta, Justin Grimm, Hector Rondon and Pedro Strop.

Duensing's contract is for $2 million, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team did not disclose terms Friday.

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Leaders
AVG: K. Bryant.292
HR: K. Bryant39
RBI: A. Rizzo109
SB: D. Fowler13
W: J. Lester19
ERA: K. Hendricks2.13
Saves: A. Chapman20
K: J. Lester197
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Chi Cubs 10358.640-
St. Louis 8676.53117.5
Pittsburgh 7883.48425
Milwaukee 7389.45130.5
Cincinnati 6894.42035.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .256 (15)
Runs: 808 (3)
Hits: 1409 (17)
Home Runs: 199 (13)
Stolen Bases: 66 (20)
OBP: .343 (2)
SLG: .429 (10)
Total Bases: 2359 (10)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.15 (1)
Runs Allowed: 556 (1)
Saves: 38 (22)
Strikeouts: 1441 (3)
OpBA: .212 (1)
OBP: .285 (1)
SLG: .348 (1)
Run Support: 4.98 (3)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/2 G. Concepción Free Agent - No Contract Offer (non-tendered)
12/2 B. Duensing Signed as Free Agent ( 2017)(one-year contract)
12/2 C. Mullee Free Agent - No Contract Offer (non-tendered)
12/2 Z. Rosscup Free Agent - No Contract Offer (non-tendered)
12/2 C. Villanueva Free Agent - No Contract Offer (non-tendered)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/17 C. Coghlan off 15-day DL
8/17 H. Rondón off 15-day DL
8/17 J. Smith off 15-day DL
8/15 J. Lackey off 15-day DL
8/11 P. Strop off 15-day DL
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