The Chicago Cubs have signed right-hander Seth McClung to a minor league deal, reports Bruce Miles of the Daily Herald:
— Bruce Miles (@BruceMiles2112) August 12, 2012
#Cubs sign pitcher Seth McClung to a minor-league deal and assign him to Class AAA Iowa
McClung signed a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers this off-season and went on to appear in twenty-one games, including twenty starts, for the club this season. Over 103 1/3 innings of work, the 31-year-old maintained an ERA of 6.36 with 7.0 SO/9 and 5.2 BB/9. Milwaukee went on to release the right-hander on July 30.
McClung spent part of the 2011 season with the Texas Rangers’ Triple-A club, but hasn’t pitched at the major league level since 2009. That year he logged sixty-two innings of mostly relief for the Brewers, posting an ERA of 4.94 with 5.8 SO/9 and 5.7 BB/9.
McClung’s spent six years in the bigs; three with the Tampa Bay Rays and three with the Brewers. He owns a career ERA of 5.46 with 6.6 SO/9 and 5.3 BB/9.