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Cubs' Duane Underwood: Receives invitation to spring training
Underwood received an invitation to spring training Friday. The right-hander hasn't pitched a game above High-A in his career, so it's unlikely that he'll appear in the majors this season. That being said, this shows how highly they regard the 21-year-old, as not too many other players of his age and experience would be invited to major league spring training.
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
Cubs prospect Duane Underwood undergoes MRI
Cubs pitching prospect Duane Underwood underwent an MRI on Tuesday to determine the issue with his sore elbow, reports the Chicago Tribune. "Like any prospect like that, we'll find out," general manager Jed Hoyer said. Underwood is 6-3 with a 2.66 ERA in 12 starts at Class A.