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The Chicago Cubs have outrighted right-handed reliever Eduardo Sanchez to Triple-A Iowa after having cleared waivers. Sanchez, who was designated for assignment last week, remains as depth for the organization.
While Sanchez does have potential, he is already in his mid-20′s and hasn’t found the harness on his control the past few seasons. Sanchez is a project at best, but with pitching being at a premium, he will continue to receive chances as long as his arm remains healthy.
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