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Preseason Interview with Scott Williamson

Williamson's rehab is going ahead of schedule

<B>MESA, Ariz.</B> - The Cubs' top two candidates for saving games this summer have had good experiences in the role of closer. Of course, there is Joe Borowski, who will be sidelined 6-8 weeks with a fractured right ulna, but a name that is flying under the radar is former All-Star and National League Rookie of the Year Scott Williamson.

"That is one of the reasons why I signed here," Williamson said. "They will give me an opportunity to close when I get healthy." Williamson is coming off his second "Tommy John" surgery in the last four years. His latest operation took place in October as a member of the World Champion Boston Red Sox. The Louisiana native pitched in only 28 games last season before being left off the playoff... Recommended Stories

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