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Right-handed reliever Kyuji Fujikawa, who is coming off elbow surgery last year, rejoined the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday and is set to come off the disabled list.

Cubs manager Rich Rentaria said the 34-year-old Fujikawa will be activated. A former Hanshin Tigers closer, Fujikawa moved to the majors last season, but hasn’t pitched for the Cubs since May 26.

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