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Cubs Introduce Edwin Jackson As Newest Member Of Rotation

Last updated on Thursday, January 3, 2013

(Chicago, IL) - The Chicago Cubs introduced pitcher Edwin Jackson as the newest member of the starting rotation at a news conference yesterday.

The 29-year-old right hander signed a four year, 52 million dollar contract after going 10-11 with the Washington Nationals last season.

Jackson pitched for the Chicago White Sox and St. Louis Cardinals in 2011 and joins reliever Carlos Villanueva as the team's latest off-season acquisitions.

Villanueva reportedly agreed to a two year deal with Chicago after going 7-7 with the Toronto Blue Jays last season.

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