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Cubs, Carlos Pena agree on deal

Updated: December 9, 2010, 9:44 AM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

The Chicago Cubs agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent first baseman Carlos Pena, the team announced.

The deal is for $10 million, according to a source, who said Pena will receive $5 million in 2011, and $5 million in January 2012, which will count against the '11 payroll.

Pena had a star-crossed season in 2010, hitting 28 home runs with 84 RBIs but hitting a career-low .196 and striking out 158 times in 484 at-bats.

"It's a real good fit," Cubs manager ...

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