Cubs, Prior reach 1-year agreement
CHICAGO -- Right-hander Mark Prior and the Chicago Cubs agreed on a one-year deal Wednesday and avoided salary arbitration.
Prior will get $3,575,000 and would earn an additional $150,000 each for making 27 and 30 starts.
Once considered a Cubs' ace of the future, Prior has won just 18 games the past three seasons while battling injuries.
The 26-year-old Prior made $3.65 million last season, when he
was bothered by an ailing shoulder and went 1-6 with a 7.21 ERA in
nine starts. ...
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