Report: Jeremy Jeffress, Cubs Agree To 1-Year Deal

Jeffress posted a 5.02 ERA and 1.37 WHIP in 48 appearances in 2019.

670 The Score Staff
January 28, 2020 - 11:42 am
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(670 The Score) Righty reliever Jeremy Jeffress has agreed to a one-year deal with the Cubs, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reported Tuesday.

The contract will be a big league deal worth $850,000, Passan reported, and Jeffress can earn up to $200,000 more based on an incentive of games pitched.

Jeffress, 32, posted a 5.02 ERA and 1.37 WHIP in 48 appearances for the Brewers in 2019. He was at his best in 2018, when he earned his lone All-Star nod and recorded a 1.29 ERA in 73 appearances.

Jeffress has a 3.16 ERA across in his 10-year MLB career, in which he has previously played for four teams.