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Justin is in his fifth season with Chicago ... he was acquired from Texas in July of 2013 with infielder Mike Olt and pitchers Carl Edwards Jr. and Neil Ramirez for pitcher Matt Garza … has gone 18-18 with three saves, 39 holds and a 4.54 ERA (143 ER/283.1 IP) in 235 career major league games (19 starts) between the Rangers (2012-13) and Cubs (2013-16) ... Is 10-10 with three saves, 39 holds and a 3.29 ERA (66 ER/180.1 IP) in 213 relief appearances with the Cubs ... Rated by Baseball America as the Rangers top right-handed starter and fifth overall best prospect entering the 2013 campaign ... Named to the 2012 Texas League mid-season All Star team while with Double-A Frisco ... Went 4-1 with a 1.59 ERA (5 ER/28.1 IP) in five April starts in 2012 to be named Texas Rangers Minor League Pitcher of the Month ... Made his big league debut in 2012 despite being just two years removed from the University of Georgia. w Became the club's first player from the 2010 June draft to appear in the big leagues ... Tabbed as the 18th-best prospect in the Carolina League by Baseball America entering the 2011 season ... Participated in the 2015 Cubs Caravan ... Originally selected by Texas in the fifth round of the 2010 Draft out of the University of Georgia ... Was a member of the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll while at Georgia ... Graduated from Virginia High School in Bristol, Va., in 2007.

*Courtesy Cubs.com

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