Chicago Cubs cut LHP Brian Duensing

Chicago Cubs cut LHP Brian Duensing

- in mlb
112
0

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have designated reliever Brian Duensing for assignment.

The Cubs also announced Sunday they had signed Tim Collins to a one-year deal, and then optioned the left-hander to Triple-A Iowa. Collins had no record and a 4.37 ERA in 38 appearances with Washington last season.

Duensing signed a $2 million, one-year contract with Chicago before the 2017 season, and then went 1-1 with a 2.74 ERA in 68 appearances. The lefty finalized a $7 million, two-year deal with the Cubs in January 2018, but he struggled last season, going 3-0 with a 7.65 ERA in 48 games.

The 36-year-old Duensing is 46-38 with a 4.19 ERA in 10 years in the majors, also playing for Minnesota and Baltimore.

Collins, 29, is 12-17 with a 3.62 ERA in 266 relief appearances with Kansas City and Washington.

The Cubs open the season on Thursday at Texas.


Source link

About the author

You may also like

Life Changing Money By John Crestani 2019