Updated – 2:14pm C.T. with Additional Information and Roster Cuts
According to a report in the Chicago Sun-Times and from Paul Sullivan in Mesa, the Cubs have agreed to a 1-year deal with Reed Johnson worth $1.3 million dollars. Johnson will serve as the Cubs long awaited right-handed outfielder that can play all three spots.
In other news, the Cubs made another roster reduction on Tuesday morning. Eric Patterson and Sam Fuld were optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Micah Hoffpauir, Casey McGehee and Les Walrond were assigned to minor league camp.
Will update if more information on the Johnson signing is released….