From the Wire … Cubs Sign Scott Feldman to One-Year Contract

The Cubs announced Tuesday morning that they signed right-handed pitcher Scott Feldman to a one-year, $6 million contract that includes $1 million in incentives. Buster Olney broke the news shortly before the Cubs made the official announcement. Feldman has pitched the last eight seasons for the Texas Rangers and owns a 39-44 career mark in 204 games, 101 starts, with a 4.81 ERA and a 1.41 WHIP.

Scott Feldman was 6-11 in 29 games, 21 starts, with a 5.09 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP for the Rangers last season.

The Cubs have been connected to Scott Feldman throughout the off-season and the news of the signing does not come as a surprise. The Cubs will have to make a roster move prior to adding Feldman to the 40-man roster. The Cubs roster stood at 40 players prior to agreeing to terms on a contract with Scott Feldman.

The 6-foot-6, 230 pound right-hander turns 30 on February 7.

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