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Cubs Agree To 1-year Deal With Former Twin Baker

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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with former Minnesota Twins pitcher Scott Baker that guarantees $5.5 million next season.

The veteran right-hander could earn an additional $1.5 million in performance bonuses. The Cubs announced the move Tuesday.

Baker was 63-48 with a 4.15 ERA with Minnesota from 2005-11. He underwent Tommy John ligament replacement surgery April 17 and missed last season after being limited to 23 appearances (21 starts) in 2011.

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