Cubs claim RHP Liam Hendriks

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The Cubs claimed right-handed pitcher Liam Hendriks off waivers from the Twins Friday.

In the last three seasons, Hendriks, 24, has a major league record of 2-13 with a 6.06 ERA in 30 appearances with Minnesota.

In 2013, the Perth, Australia, native split time between the Twins and their Triple-A Rochester affiliate, going 1-3 with a 6.85 ERA and 34 strikeouts over 10 big league games.

In six minor league seasons, Hendriks has a 42-28 record with a 2.99 ERA and 487 strikeouts in 100 games. He was selected to the World Team for the 2010 and 2011 Futures All-Star games. He also pitched in the 2009 World Baseball Classic.

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