Chiba Lotte Marines acquire Cubs prospect Dae-Eun Rhee

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Citing a report in the Japan Times, Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune writes that the Chiba Lotte Marines of the Japan Pacific League have acquired Cubs pitching prospect Dae-Eun Rhee.

Dae-eun, 25, has been in the Cubs’ minor league system since 2008. He got his first taste of Triple-A competition when he was promoted in July last season after posting a 3.27 ERA with a 97/56 K/BB ratio in 104 2/3 innings. With the Iowa Cubs, he finished with a 3.75 ERA and a 36/16 K/BB ratio in 48 innings.