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Article updated: 11/2/2012 4:01 PM

Cubs claim Rockies pitcher Putnam

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The Cubs picked up Colorado Rockies righthander Zach Putnam off waivers on Friday. This photo is from a spring training workout last February.

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The Cubs claimed right-handed pitcher Zach Putnam off waivers from the Colorado Rockies on Friday. Putnam, 25, is 19-12 with 26 saves and a 3.90 ERA (128 ER/295.2 IP) in 171 career minor league games, all but 15 as a reliever.
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