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Sox, Cubs interested in Putz

Updated: December 8, 2009, 11:14 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- Both the Cubs and White Sox are interested in rehabbing right-handed pitcher J.J. Putz.

Putz, coming off of surgery, last pitched for the New York Mets. The White Sox actually asked relief pitcher Matt Thornton to recruit Putz, a former teammate of his when they both played for the Seattle Mariners.

Teams had a chance to watch Putz work out recently to show where he's at coming back from his elbow problem.

According to sources close to ...

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