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Q&A with Jim Henderson

Growing up in Canada, Cubs pitching prospect Jim Henderson says he always knew the odds of being noticed by college scouts (let alone scouts from a major league club) were not as good as they would have been in other areas. Fortunately for Henderson, his family and friends had a plan.

Drafted as a 26th-round pick by the Montreal Expos in 2003, the 24-year-old right-hander was acquired by the Cubs last December in the minor league phase of the Rule Five Draft. He spent most of 2006 at Class High-A Potomac in the Carolina League, appearing in 25 games and logging 52 innings. Having spent his 2004 and 2005 season as a starter in the Washington Nationals farm system, Henderson...

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