Rich Harden claimed by Minnesota
The Cubs can either let Harden go or attempt to negotiate a trade with the Twins.
Harden, Heilman awarded claims to Twins, Giants
I have to imagine the Cubs would try to get something in return, but if not, they might just let him go and save about a month's worth of his salary.
"No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda