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  • Ruben Quevedo and Sammy Ellis, former Cubs figures, pass away

    Ruben Quevedo pitched for the Cubs in 2000, going 3-10 with a 7.47 ERA in 88 innings. In 1999, he was sent to the club in this deal: "Traded by the Atlanta Braves with a player to be named later and Micah Bowie to the Chicago Cubs for Jose Hernandez and Terry Mulholland. The Atlanta Braves sent Joey Nation (August 24, 1999) to the Chicago Cubs to complete the trade" and in 2001 was sent to the Brewers in this deal: "Traded by the Chicago Cubs with Peter Zoccolillo to the Milwaukee Brewers for Roberto Miniel (minors) and David Weathers." He died June 7 at 37.

    Former Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Ruben Quevedo died Tuesday at the age of 37.

    According to globovision.com, Quevedo died Tuesday night of a heart attack.
    Read more:

    http://host.madison.com/wsj/sports/b...c1259768e.html

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    Sammy Ellis was a Cubs coach in 1992. He died May 13 at 75.

    Former pitcher Sammy Ellis, who led Mississippi State in strikeouts in 1961, died Friday in Florida. He was 75.

    There are no further details regarding Ellis' death at this time.
    Read more:

    http://www.clarionledger.com/story/s...s-75/84446038/

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