Cubs sign Scott Baker

Published On: Nov 13 2012 04:15:52 PM EST

Free agent pitcher Scott Baker signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday.

Baker can earn $1.5 million in performance bonuses, in addition to his $5.5 million base salary, according to ESPN.com's Buster Olney.

The 31-year-old is returning from Tommy John surgery, and could be ready in the early part of the season, barring setbacks.

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