Alex Wilson agreed to a minor-league contract with the Chicago Cubs. (Credit: Michael McLoone-USA TODAY Sports)
Alex Wilson agreed to a minor-league contract with the Chicago Cubs. (Credit: Michael McLoone-USA TODAY Sports)

Cubs reportedly agree to sign former Brewers reliever to minor-league deal


by - Senior Writer -

CHICAGO — According to Milwaukee Brewers beat writer Robert Murray of The Athletic, the Chicago Cubs agreed to sign former Brewers reliever Alex Wilson to a minor-league deal, pending a physical. Wilson, 32, is currently in his seventh professional season and was released by the Brewers over the weekend.

Initially, Wilson was designated for assignment by the Brewers in late April after struggling mightily through the first month of the regular season. Wilson, who also previously pitched for the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers, will start off in the minors with the Cubs and look to work his way back to the majors.

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