Cubs, Miles agree to deal

Updated: December 31, 2008, 6:11 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs and infielder Aaron Miles agreed Wednesday to a two-year, $4.9 million contract.

The switch-hitting Miles batted .317 with four homers and 31 RBIs in 134 games for the St. Louis Cardinals last season.

"We expect Aaron to provide significant versatility and flexibility to our roster," Cubs general manager Jim Hendry said.

Last season Miles played mostly at second base with 85 appearances. He also played short, third and all three outfield positions.

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