Free agent pitcher Carlos Villanueva, according to several reports, has signed a $10 million, two-year deal with the Cubs, pending a physical. Villanueva was 7-7 as a starter last season, and he also has been used in the bullpen.
Former Washington Nationals starting pitcher Edwin Jackson reportedly is considering an offer from the Cubs.
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While the Cubs have not made any official announcement, multiple reports Thursday say the club has signed 29-year-old right-hander Carlos Villanueva to a two-year-deal, and they remain in the running for much-traveled starter Edwin Jackson.Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reported the Villanueva deal is worth $10 million over that period.