Cubs' Kimbrel throws 1-2-3 seventh in Triple A

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Cubs' Kimbrel throws 1-2-3 seventh in Triple A
Cubs' Kimbrel throws 1-2-3 seventh in Triple A

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers the Chicago Cubs for ESPNChicago.com and ESPN Radio 1000. Follow on Twitter CHICAGO -- New Chicago Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel took his first step toward returning to the majors Tuesday, throwing a 1-2-3 seventh inning for Triple-A Iowa. The right-hander threw eight pitches total -- four fastballs and four curves. "I heard that he did really well," Cubs manager Joe Maddon said from Wrigley Field. "It's just about health. If the guy is healthy and he's ready to rock n' roll, you put him in the ninth inning." Kimbrel induced a fly out and a groundout before striking out his last batter, reportedly reaching 95 or

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