Ryan Dempster's nine-year run with the Chicago Cubs seems to be nearing an end.The 35-year-old pitcher will be a free agent by the end of the season, and with the addition of a wild card for each league, a player like him is a desirable commodity.
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A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago Cubs and outfielder Reed Johnson are closing in on a one-year contract.The person, who spoke Wednesday on the condition of anonymity because the deal was not finalized, confirmed reports by several media outlets that Johnson will be signed pendin