Cubs, Jason Hammel close to a deal

According to Jon Heyman of CBS SportsJason Hammel is close to a deal to return to the Chicago Cubs. Heyman mentions that it is likely a multi-year deal.

Hammel, 32, had a 2.98 ERA in Chicago before he was acquired by the Oakland Athletics in 2014. He signed with Chicago for $6 million in the previous offseason. Hammel had a 4.26 ERA with Oakland in 67.2 innings pitched before giving up the season-ending hit to Salvador Perez in the American League Wild Card game.

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