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Ken Rosenthal

Ken Rosenthal has been the FOXSports.com's Senior MLB Writer since August 2005. He appears weekly on MLB on FOX, FOX Sports Radio and MLB Network. He's a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Follow him on Twitter.

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The Cubs have found a new right fielder, reaching an agreement Wednesday with free agent David DeJesus.

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The deal, a two-year, $10 million agreement with a club option, marks the team's first major transaction under new club president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer.

DeJesus, 31, batted .240/.323/.376 last season with the Oakland A's, the worst offensive season of his career.

Prior to that, his career slash line was .289/.360/.427.

DeJesus, after playing nine seasons in the American League, will be in the NL for the first time.

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