CHICAGO – The Cubs and left-hander Kyle Ryan have agreed to a one-year contract.
Under the terms of the deal announced Wednesday, he would earn $180,000 if he spends next season in the minors. His salary would increase to $555,000 if he’s in the majors and go up to $700,000 if he spends one day on the active big league roster, not including the disabled list.
The 27-year-old Ryan was 1-2 with a 2.86 ERA in eight starts and 14 relief appearances for Triple-A Iowa last year. He was 8-6 with a 3.87 ERA in 86 games for Detroit from 2014-17.