MILWAUKEE — Former Milwaukee Brewers infielder Hernan Perez will sign with the rival Chicago Cubs.
According to MLB Insider Jon Heyman, Perez will have a chance to make $2 million if he makes the big league club.
Hernan Perez gets $1M in majors with chance to make $2M #cubs— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) December 18, 2019
As of now, the Cubs infield, consists of David Bote, Kris Bryant, Ben Zobrist, Javier Baez, Ian Happ and top prospect Nico Hoerner.
Perez will have a great opportunity to make the roster as a second baseman, a position the Cubs have been searching to fill since last season.
The 28-year-old struggled last season, batting .228 with eight homers.