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 Posted: Tue May 17th, 2016 10:49 pm
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The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a major-league deal with former All-Star closer Joe Nathan.

Nathan was immediately placed on the 60-day disabled list as he continues to recover from Tommy John surgery he underwent in April 2015.

Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports Nathan will get the pro-rated league minimum if he makes it back to the big leagues with the Cubs, and his contract includes a number of performance bonuses.

The right-hander hopes to be ready to pitch by July.

Nathan last pitched in the show with the Detroit Tigers last season, making a lone appearance in April before going down with the injury.

The 41-year-old sits eighth all time in saves with 377 and owns a career ERA of 2.89.