Jackson Introduced as a Cub
have confirmed a contract agreement with right-handed pitcher Edwin Jackson.
The Cubs announced the move
yesterday afternoon after agreeing to a four-year, $52 million deal last month.
The Cubs will be the eighth team
in 11 years for the 29-year-old Jackson, who also pitched for the White Sox. He
is 70-71 lifetime with a 4.40 ERA. He was 10-11 with a 4.03 ERA for Washington
Despite bouncing from team to team, Cubs general
manager Jed Hoyer says the 29-year-old Jackson has "proven his durability"
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