From the Wire … Cubs Agree to Terms on a Non-Guaranteed Split Contract with Andy Sonnanstine

According to multiple reports, the Cubs have agreed to terms on a non-guaranteed split contract with Andy Sonnanstine.

Sonnanstine, the 28-year old right hander, posted a 0-2 record in 15 games, four starts, for the Rays last season with a 5.55 ERA and a 1.46 WHIP.

The Cubs also announced the signing of Manny Corpas on Monday. Terms of the deal were not released but it is also believed to be a non-guaranteed, split contract for 2012.

Andy Sonnanstine owns a career mark of 28-31 with a 5.26 ERA and a 1.39 WHIP in 132 games over five big league seasons. Sonnanstine has pitched in 132 games, 80 as a starter and could be used as a swingman if he makes the club out of Spring Training.

Andy Sonnanstine’s Page on Baseball-Reference

With Andy Sonnanstine and Manny Corpas signing non-guaranteed split contracts for 2012, the Cubs 40-man roster officially stands at 39 players … until the Cubs officially announce Reed Johnson has re-signed with the team.

Will update when further information is made available …

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