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Cubs Prospects—Armando Rivero

Cuban Armando Rivero getting close to Wrigley.

Signed in March of last year with little fanfare, Armando Rivero reached AA in his first pro season and with a non-roster spring training invite, could make his way to the Friendly Confines by summer's end. Northsiders Report continues its series on Cubs prospects with a look at Rivero and 18-year-old Carlos Rodriguez.

Armando Rivero, P Age 26 (2/1/1988) Throws: Right Bats: Right Height: 6-foot-4 Weight: 190 2013 Teams: Kane County Cougars, Midwest League, (A); Daytona Cubs, Florida State League, (A+); Tennessee Smokies, Southern League, (AA) Northsiders Report 2014 Ranking—# 10 How acquired—Signed as a free agent on March 5, 2013 Prior to Cubs A teammate of Cubs prospect Gerardo Concepcion for Industrials... Recommended Stories

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