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Hector has 77 saves, 18 holds and a 2.97 ERA (79 ER/239.0 IP) in four seasons in the Cubs bullpen ... was selected by Chicago in the major league portion of the 2012 Rule 5 Draft after he spent the first eight seasons of his pro career in the Cleveland Indians system ... Ranks sixth in Cubs history with 77 saves, trailing fifth-place Ryan Dempster (87 saves) ... With a career-high 30 saves and a 1.67 ERA in 2015, became just the second pitcher in club history to save 30 games with a 1.67 ERA or lower (Bruce Sutter in 1977, 31 saves and 1.34 ERA) ... Has limited opponents to a .225 average and .280 OBP in 235 career appearances, all with Chicago ... Is 36-36 with a 3.88 ERA (253 ER/587.0 IP) in 120 minor league games, all but seven as a starter … has struck out 526 while walking 121 ... Underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, August 25, 2010 ... had a second procedure in December of 2011 to repair an elbow fracture … missed most of the 2011 and 2012 seasons recovering from the injuries ... Made the Eastern League All-Star team while earning honors as Cleveland's Minor League Pitcher of the Year in 2009 ... In 2008, he was ranked as the ninth-best prospect in the Carolina League by Baseball America … made the Carolina League All-Star team that season ... Originally signed by Cleveland as a non-drafted free agent, August 3, 2004.

*Courtesy Cubs.com

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