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:

So did the official Twitter account:


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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