Blue Jays reportedly sign right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood

Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Tyler Chatwood delivers in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/David Dermer). (AP Photo/David Dermer)

The Toronto Blue Jays added another arm to their roster on Monday.

The Blue Jays have reportedly signed right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood, pending a physical.

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The MLB Network was first to report that Toronto has reached an agreement with the free agent, with the deal reportedly being for one year and US$3 million according to Sportsnet.

The 31-year-old Chatwood started five games for the Chicago Cubs in 2020, going 2-2 with a 5.30 ERA with 25 strikeouts in 18 1/3 innings before getting derailed with various injuries, including a right forearm strain that shut him down for the second half of the season.

Chatwood, from Redlands, Cal., is 51-57 with a 4.40 ERA over nine seasons split between Los Angeles Angels, Colorado Rockies and Cubs.

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He made his debut with the Angels as a 21-year-old in 2011 before getting traded to the Rockies at the end of his only season with the club that drafted him.

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Chatwood spent the next five seasons in Colorado, before signing a three-year $38 million deal with Chicago in 2017.

Chatwood, who has been a starter for the majority of his career but has served as a reliever when needed, missed most of 2014 and all of 2015 following Tommy John surgery.