According to Baseball America, the Cubs signed OF Adron Chambers to a minor league contract. The 28-year old outfielder spent the 2014 season in the Blue Jays and Astros organizations.
Adron Chambers batted .283/.351/.411 in 50 combined games last year with eight doubles and five home runs for a .763 OPS.
The lefty hitting outfielder was selected by the Cardinals in the 38th round of the 2007 draft.
Adron Chambers did not play in the majors last year. Chambers hit .154/.241/.192 in 25 games for the Cardinals in 2013 and .222/.300/.296 in 41 games for St. Louis in 2012.
Chambers has a career slash line of .216/.289/.295 in 84 big league games with one double and three triples.
Defensively, Chambers has played all three outfield spots during his career. A majority of his time in the minors has been in centerfield (402). Chambers was rated as the fastest baserunner in the Cardinals system after the 2009 season.
Baseball America did not indicate if Chambers’ minor league deal with the Cubs includes a non-roster invite to Spring Training.
The Cubs have signed two players to minor league contracts over the last month in INF Jonathan Herrera and OF Adron Chambers that should be in big league camp on NRIs this spring. The team has not announced signing Chambers to a minor league contract.