According to a report from Comcast SportsNet, the Cubs have agreed to terms on a four-year, $52 million contract with Edwin Jackson. Patrick Mooney reported that the deals with Jackson and Carlos Villanueva will become official once both players pass physicals.
Updated 2:28pm CST – Ken Rosenthal confirmed Patrick Mooney’s report that the Cubs have agreed to terms on a four-year, $52 million contract with Edwin Jackson. Jackson’s contract does not include a no-trade clause.
The Cubs reportedly agreed to terms with Carlos Villanueva on a two-year, $10 million contract on Thursday morning.
Both deals are not official and have not been announced.
The Cubs will have to clear three spots on the 40-man roster before making the deals with Edwin Jackson, Carlos Villanueva and Nate Schierholtz official. The Cubs 40-man roster currently stands at 40 players.
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