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Cubs sign Doug Davis

Updated: April 12, 2011, 9:38 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

HOUSTON -- After losing two pitchers in their starting rotation to injuries, the Chicago Cubs signed veteran left-hander Doug Davis to a minor league contract.

The 35-year-old Davis is scheduled to go to extended spring training for the Cubs. He can earn more than $1.7 million in salary and bonuses this season if he makes the big league club, a source told ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick.

Davis was 1-4 with a 7.51 ERA in eight games with the Milwaukee Brewers last season. He is ...

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