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Cubs deal reliever Williamson to Padres for prospects

Updated: July 23, 2006, 1:04 AM ET
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SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Diego Padres found the bullpen help they were seeking, acquiring right-hander Scott Williamson on Saturday from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for two minor league pitchers.

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The Cubs received Class-A pitchers Fabian Jimenez and Joel Santo in the deal. The Padres are still looking for a third baseman before the trading deadline.

"For the last couple of years our bullpen has been a large part of the reason we've been able to not ...

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