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.
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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