(Sports Network) - After missing out on Anibal Sanchez, the Chicago Cubs have
added an arm to their rotation.
According to FOX Sports, the Cubs have reached an agreement with free-agent
right-hander Edwin Jackson on a four-year, $52 million contract. The deal is
pending a physical.
The 29-year-old Jackson made 31 starts last season with the Washington
Nationals, his seventh club since debuting in the majors in 2003. He went
10-11 with a 4.03 earned run average for the Nationals.
Jackson has also played for, the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tampa Bay, Detroit,
Arizona, the Chicago White Sox and St. Louis. He has pitched in two World
Series, winning a title with the 2011 Cardinals.
For his career, Jackson is 70-71 with a 4.40 ERA.
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