Starting pitcher Scott Baker has agreed to a one-year deal with the Chicago Cubs, according to several reports.
Chicago Tribune baseball writer Paul Sullivan tweeted the news Tuesday morning:
Scott Baker signs one year deal w/ Cubs $5.5 mil plus incentives.— Paul Sullivan (@PWSullivan) November 13, 2012
So did the official mlb.com Twitter account:
OFFICIAL: @cubs, RHP Scott Baker agree to 1-year contract.— MLB (@MLB) November 13, 2012
Baker missed all of last season with the twins after having Tommy John surgery. The Twins delcined to pick up his $9.25 million option for 2013, but had talked about negotiating a deal with a smaller salary plus incentives.
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