Cubs agree with Reed Johnson

Updated: January 3, 2012, 6:22 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs and outfielder Reed Johnson have agreed to a $1.15 million, one-year contract.

The 35-year-old batted .309 with five homers and 28 RBIs in 111 games for Chicago last season, his second stint with the team. He also played for the Cubs from 2008-09, batting .287 with 10 homers and 72 RBIs in 174 games.

Johnson is a career .283 hitter with 59 homers and 349 RBIs in 997 games over nine major league seasons with the Cubs, the Blue Jays and the Dodgers.


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