According to a report from the Sun-Times, the Cubs inked Corey Koskie to a minor league deal on Saturday morning. Koskie will compete for the backup third baseman job. Koskie says he is over the post-concussion syndrome that cut his career short during the 2006 season.
Updated 9:00pm C.T. – With Additional Information on the Signing
Corey Koskie last played for the Brewers in 2006 and put up good numbers. In 76 games he hit .261/.343/.490 with 12 home runs and 23 doubles.
Update – Corey Koskie is playing for Team Canada in the WBC and once he returns from the tournament will compete for the back-up job at third. The left-hander has also agreed to play at least a month in Iowa (Triple-A) if he does not make the big league team out of camp.