Source: Harden, Heilman staying put

Updated: September 1, 2009, 1:18 PM ET
By Bruce Levine |

The waiver period for trades before the Sept. 1 roster deadline will come and go without the Chicago Cubs having made a deal, according to Major League Baseball sources.

Rich Harden, claimed by the Minnesota Twins, and Aaron Heilman, claimed by the San Francisco Giants, will continue to pitch for the Cubs.

The teams were not able to work out deals over the 72-hour period allowed after a team puts in a claim on a player.

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