Ian Stewart back to Cubs

Updated: December 6, 2012, 6:02 PM ET

Third baseman Ian Stewart is returning to the Chicago Cubs, general manager Jed Hoyer confirmed Thursday.

The one-year deal is for $2 million with $500,000 in incentives.

"Glad to be healthy and back with the Cubs. The support from the Cubs organization and the fans has been incredible. Thank you all so much," Stewart tweeted.

Chicago had non-tendered its Opening Day third baseman Nov. 30, but was open to him returning.

Stewart had a disappointing 2012 ...

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