From the Wire … Cubs Announce Edwin Jackson Signing

According to multiple reports, the Cubs have officially signed Edwin Jackson to a four-year, $52 million contract. Jackson will be introduced at a 3:00pm CST press conference at Wrigley on Wednesday afternoon.

With the addition of Edwin Jackson, the Cubs 40-man roster stands at 40 players.

Edwin Jackson’s contract reportedly includes a $8 million signing bonus. The four-year contract is believed to be for $52 million but by paying $8 million up front, the Cubs will pay him $11 million per season.

The Cubs still must make a roster move before announcing the signing of Carlos Villanueva.

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