Cubs Re-Sign OF Darnell McDonald to Minor League Contract

According to a report from Baseball America, the Cubs re-signed outfielder Darnell McDonald to a minor league contract. The deal should include a non-roster invite to Major League Spring Training.

McDonald spent last season in the Cubs organization and finished the year with the big league club. The 35-year old outfielder hit .302/.351/.434/.785 with four doubles and one home run in 25 games.

Darnell McDonald should join veteran outfielder Aaron Cunningham and Casper Wells in big league camp to compete for a job on the Cubs’ Opening Day roster. McDonald hit .236/.307/.346/.653 with 13 doubles, two triples and four home runs in 92 games with the Iowa Cubs last year.

Darnell McDonald’s Page on Baseball-Reference

In other minor league news, the Tigers inked RHP Eduardo Sanchez to a minor league deal. Sanchez spent a majority of last season in the Cubs’ organization after he was claimed off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals.

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