Mancini, Cubs finalize $14 million, 2-year contract
CHICAGO (AP) — Trey Mancini and the Chicago Cubs have finalized a $14 million. two-year contract. Mancini, a cancer survivor, helped the Houston Astros win the World Series last season after arriving Aug. 1 from Baltimore in a three-team trade that included Tampa Bay. He struggled at the plate with Houston and finished the season batting .239 with 18 home runs and 63 RBIs overall for the Orioles and Astros. He was pressed into service late in Game 5 of the World Series against Philadelphia when Gold Glove first baseman Yuli Gurriel sprained his right knee.
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