Report: John Lackey, Cubs reach two-year agreement

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Report: Cubs, John Lackey agree to two-year deal worth $32 million
Friday December 4th, 2015

Starting pitcher John Lackey has reached a two-year agreement with the Chicago Cubs, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.

The deal is reportedly worth $32 million and will be finalized after a physical, according to Rosenthal. The veteran right-hander pitched last season on a veteran’s minimum contract of $507,000.

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Lackey, who turned 37 in October, is coming off a 13–10 season for the St. Louis Cardinals with a 2.77 ERA after starting a career high 33 games. His 218.0 innings were the second most of his career since pitching 224.0 in 2007.

Lackey is entering his 14th season in the majors. The Cubs will be the fourth team that he has pitched for in his career after spending time with the Angels, Red Sox and Cardinals.

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