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Brewers Sign Jhoulys Chacin To 2 Years $16 Million

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  • Brewers Sign Jhoulys Chacin To 2 Years $16 Million

    Former Padres starter Jhoulys Chacin has deal with Brewers

    The Milwaukee Brewers have reached agreement on a two-year contract with free-agent right-hander Jhoulys Chacin, a source told The deal, which is pending completion of a physical exam, will pay Chacin almost $8 million per year, the source said.

    In 32 starts last season for the San Diego Padres, Chacin was 13-10 with a 3.89 ERA and a career-high 153 strikeouts. His 1.79 home ERA was the fourth-lowest in Petco Park's history.

    The 29-year-old Chacin has pitched for five teams over eight major league seasons, including six seasons with the Rockies (2009-2014). He has a career record of 59-67 with a 3.93 ERA in 195 games (167 starts).

    He has won 10 or more games and pitched more than 180 innings three times. His best season came in 2013, when he went 14-10 with a 3.47 ERA in 197 1/3 innings over 31 starts for the Rockies.