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Blyleven: Health Silva's biggest question

Updated: December 18, 2009, 4:37 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

Which Carlos Silva are the Chicago Cubs getting in the Milton Bradley trade?

Is he the one who was a solid middle-of-the-rotation starter with the Minnesota Twins, who averaged 193 innings from 2004-07? Or will he be the Silva of the past one-plus seasons with the Seattle Mariners, the one who went 5-18 after signing a four-year, $48 million free-agent contract?

It will all depend on whether the 30-year-old pitcher is healthy, says Twins television analyst and former pitcher ...

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