According to a report from Jon Heyman, the Cubs are in agreement on a two-year, $10 million contract with Carlos Villanueva.
Updated 11:12am CST – According to Bruce Levine, the Cubs and Carlos Villanueva are in agreement on a deal. Once Villanueva passes his physical, the deal will be announced.
The Cubs were reportedly close on a contract with Carlos Villanueva on Wednesday night. This is the only report that the Cubs are in agreement with Villanueva and is not official.
On the Edwin Jackson front, the Cubs are considered the front runner to sign the 29-year old right hander. The Cubs offer is reportedly up to four years and $52 million.
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