Cubs tell Silva he won't make team

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, Last Updated: 8:01 PM ET

SURPRIZE, AZ - Cubs general manager Jim Hendry told veteran starter Carlos Silva on Saturday that he will not make the team's 25-man roster.

Afterwards, Silva told the media that he had no interest in reporting for a Triple-A assignment offered by the team.

Silva, who will be 32 next month, went 10-6 with a 4.22 ERA in 21 starts for the Cubs last season. He has also pitched for Philadelphia, Minnesota and Seattle in his nine-year career, going 70-70 in 316 games -- including 180 starts.


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