The Chicago Cubs have officially re-signed reserve outfielder Reed Johnson to a one-year deal worth $1.15 million in 2012, according to the Tribune's Paul Sullivan. Johnson played in 111 games for the Cubs last season and provided a solid bat off the bench; he hit .309/.348/.467 with 22 doubles.
Johnson has spent three of the last four seasons with Chicago, with a brief detour to the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2010. He began his career with the Toronto Blue Jays, where he spent five seasons. Johnson, who turned 35 in December, is a lifetime .283/.341/.413 hitter with 178 doubles, 59 home runs and 349 RBI.
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