Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/30/11
The Chicago Cubs have made their first free-agent splash under new management, signing outfielder David DeJesus to a two-year deal worth $10 million with a team option for 2014.

DeJesus spent last season with the Oakland Athletics, batting a career-worst .240 with 10 home runs and 46 RBIs in 442 at-bats.

The 31-year-old will likely be the frontrunner for the starting right-field job next season.

It's the first big move for the Cubs since Theo Epstein took over as president of baseball operations. Other significant transactions are expected as the Cubs look to end a World Series drought that has lasted well over a century.

DeJesus spent his first eight seasons with the Kansas City Royals, hitting over .300 on two occasions.
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