As the Cubs pursue more high profile names like Prince Fielder and Anthony Rizzo, they went ahead and signed a valuable member of the bench. According to Fox's Ken Rosenthal, outfielder Reed Johnson and the Cubs agreed to a one-year deal on Wednesday, pending the completion of a physical.
The terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed, but Johnson was once again one of the team's lone bright spots last season, primarily coming off of the bench. The outfielder hit .309/.348/.467 in the 111 games for the Cubs, and he also split his time between all three outfield positions. The Cubs will look a bit new next season in Theo Epstein's first year, but Johnson will remain.
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