January 20, 2010

Left-hander Doug Davis has agreed to a one-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers for a guaranteed $5.25 million, SI.com has confirmed. The contract, pending a physical, includes a mutual option for 2011.

News of the agreement was first reported by MLB.com.

Davis, 34, has pitched for four teams in his 11 seasons, including four years with the Brewers from 2003-06. He was traded by Milwaukee to Arizona after the 2006 season and spent the past three years with the Diamondbacks. He survived a bout with thyroid cancer in 2008 and pitched effectively in 2009, going 9-14 with a 4.12 ERA in 34 starts 2009.

Davis has made at least 33 starts in five of the last six seasons and thrown at least 200 innings in four of the last six seasons.

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