Cubs announce signing of Schierholtz

The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchangeDecember 21, 2012


The Chicago Cubs announced Friday they have finalized a one-year, $2.25 million deal with outfielder Nate Schierholtz.
Schierholtz, 28, batted .257 with six home runs for the Giants and Phillies in 2012.
The Phillies decided to non-tender Schierholtz, who made $1.3 million last season.
In other Cubs moves, left-handed pitcher Gerardo Concepcion cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Class A Kane County. Also, left-handed pitcher Jeff Beliveau, who was the Cubs' Minor League pitcher of the year in 2011, was claimed off waivers by the Rangers, and right-handed pitcher Sandy Rosario claimed by the Giants.