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Edwin Jackson Newsbeat

Monday, July 27, 2015

Cubs release Edwin Jackson, eat $15 million left on contract

He’s no Carlos Silva though.

Edwin Jackson is officially a free agent, as the Cubs released the veteran right-hander after designating him for assignment last week.

That means Chicago is on the hook for the remaining $15 million or so on Jackson’s four-year, $52 million contract and he’s now able to sign with any team for whatever he can get.

Jackson was terrible as a starter for the Cubs in 2013 and 2014, combining to go 14-33 with a 5.58 ERA…

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: July 27, 2015 at 06:18 PM | 28 comment(s)
  Beats: bad contracts, cubs, edwin jackson

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Edwin Jackson designated; Soriano called up

Availability yet to be determined

Walt Davis Posted: July 21, 2015 at 08:02 AM | 13 comment(s)
  Beats: cubs, edwin jackson, not that one, rafael soriano

 

 

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