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Rotowire: Nov 6 / 12:04p ET
News: Cook was claimed off waivers by the Cubs on Friday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
Impact: Cook spent the majority of the 2015 season in the minors, but struggled in limited doses in the majors with Oakland and Boston. He'll act as bullpen depth in Chicago and could work his way onto the Opening Day roster with a strong showing in the spring.
StatsLLC: Nov 6 / 12:00a ET
News: The Cubs have claimed Cook off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.
Impact: The 28-year-old right-hander is 13-12 with 17 saves and a 3.43 ERA in 217 relief appearances for Arizona (2011), Oakland (2012-15) and Boston (2015).
Rotowire: Aug 31 / 9:33p ET
News: Cook will be added to Boston's roster from Triple-A Pawtucket before Tuesday's game, MLB.com reports.
Impact: Cook struggled in the majors this season with 14 ER and 17 hits allowed in 6.1 innings. He was better at Triple-A with a 3.16 ERA and 36:16 K:BB ratio in 42.2 innings. He'll add depth in the bullpen as he tries to rebuild his major league career.