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Improved Cubs bullpen seeks to get better

Improved Cubs bullpen seeks to get better

WASHINGTON – Despite a rebound by the bullpen, the Chicago Cubs continue to search for help. Barring a sudden signing, the Cubs are expected to watch free agent closer Rafael Soriano throw Thursday at an open workout in his native Dominican Republic. “You’re always looking to get better,” manager Joe Maddon said. “Every team is. Not just the Cubs.” In the case of Soriano, there’s a comfort zone with the Cubs because he posted a 1.73 ERA with 45 saves in 2010 with the Rays with Maddon as manger. Maddon and Soriano also are represented by Octagon. “Raffy and I have a very good relatitonship,” Maddon said. “I had a great time...

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