The Cubs finalized a $1 million, one-year contract with reliever Brandon Workman on Thursday.
The 32-year-old right-hander can earn an additional $1 million in performance bonuses for games: $75,000 each for 30 and 35, $100,000 apiece for 40, 45 and 50, $125,000 apiece for 55 and 60; and $150,000 each for 65 and 70.
He also can earn $500,000 bonuses for days on the active roster: $125,000 each for 30 and 60, and $250,000 for 120.
Workman struggled last year, going 1-4 with a 5.95 ERA and nine saves in 21 appearances for Boston and Philadelphia. He was traded from the Red Sox to the Phillies in August.
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But Workman was terrific in 2019 with Boston, going 10-1 with a 1.88 ERA in 73 appearances. He is 25-20 with a 3.89 ERA in 209 career games.
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