From the Wire … Cubs Sign Outfielder David DeJesus

According to a tweet from Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs have reached agreement on a contract with David DeJesus to be their everyday right fielder.

The Cubs signed David DeJesus to a two-year contract worth $10 million that includes a club option for 2014.

David DeJesus will earn $4.25 million each of the next two years, with $6.5 million option for 2014 that includes $1.5 million buyout.

According to Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs are trying to move Alfonso Soriano and DeJesus can play all three outfield spots. Prior to the signing, the Cubs only options for right field were Bryan LaHair and Tyler Colvin.

David DeJesus put together a .240/.323.376/.698 line in 131 games for Oakland last season with 20 doubles, five triples and 10 home runs.

David DeJesus’ Page on Baseball Reference

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