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Reports: Cubs Acquire Felix Doubront

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Felix Doubront. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Felix Doubront. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

(CBS) The Cubs have acquired left-hander Felix Doubront from the Red Sox in exchange for a player to be named later, according to reports.

Having been signed by Boston in 2005 and spent his whole career with the organization, the 26-year-old Doubront is familiar with Cubs president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer, former Red Sox executives themselves.

Doubront is having a pitiful season, going 2-4 with a 6.07 ERA in 59 1/3 innings, which has included 17 appearances and 10 starts.

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