Cubs agree to 1-yr deal with RHP Trevor Williams

CHICAGO — Right-hander Trevor Williams consented to a one-year agreement with the Chicago Cubs on Saturday, providing the NL Central champs another choice for the back end of their rotation.

An individual familiar with the scenario verified the offer to The Associated Press on condition of privacy since the agreement is pending a physical.

The 28-year-old Williams was designated for project by Pittsburgh after he went 2-8 with a 6.18 PERIOD in 11 starts throughout the pandemic-shortened season.

Williams, a second-round choice by Miami in the 2013 draft, burglarized the majors in 2016 and invested his very first 5 seasons with the Pirates. He had his finest year in 2018, going 14-10 with a 3.11 PERIOD in 31 starts.

He has a 31-37 record with a 4.43 PERIOD in 106 profession video games, consisting of 94 starts.

Chicago’s rotation will have a various appearance next season after it traded Yu Darvish to San Diego in December and Jon Lester left in complimentary company. Williams might complete for among the last 2 areas behind Kyle Hendricks, Zach Davies and Alec Mills.

Report: Cubs consent to 1-yr offer with RHP Trevor Williams initially appeared on NBCSports.com

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.