Cubs add left-handed relief pitcher Xavier Cedeño

The Cubs wanted some help in the bullpen and hope they’ve found it with Cedeño.

The Cubs have reportedly signed left-handed reliever Xavier Cedeño on a one-year, $900,000 deal. The deal is reportedly non-guaranteed.

Adding more bullpen depth, the Cubs have signed lefty Xavier Cedeño, sources told @TheAthleticCHI and @Ken_Rosenthal. Cedeño put up a 2.43 ERA in 48 appearances with the White Sox and Brewers last year.

— Patrick Mooney (@PJ_Mooney) February 14, 2019

The Cubs opened camp hoping to add another reliever who would fit within their budget and landed Xavier Cedeño with a $900,000 non-guaranteed deal.

— Patrick Mooney (@PJ_Mooney) February 14, 2019

Cedeño, 32, signed last off-season with the White Sox after having been released by the Rays, where he had toiled the previous three years. Cedeño pitched 33 games for the White Sox and was 2-0 with one save and a 2.84 ERA. He struck out 28 batters and walked 13 over 25.1 innings with the South Side. He went to Milwaukee for two minor leaguers in a waiver deal on August 31, just before the deadline for postseason rosters. Cedeño pitched 8 innings over 15 games with …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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