39 year old righty sidewinder Shingo Takatsu has signed a minor league deal with the Chicago Cubs. Takatsu last pitched in the majors in 2005 with the Mets. Takatsu has pitched in 99 games in his major league career and he is 8-6 with 27 saves, a 3.38 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP. If Mr. Zero has anything left he could help out the early part of the Cubs bullpen.