Cubs finalize $800,000 deal with reliever Ryan Tepera

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have finalized an $800,000, one-year contract with reliever Ryan Tepera, a deal that allows him to earn up to $1.75 million, and designated right-hander Duane Underwood Jr. for assignment. The 33-year-old Tepera also played for Chicago last season, going 0-1 with a 3.92 ERA in 21 games. Tepera spent his first five years with Toronto. He is 12-12 with a 3.66 ERA and 10 saves in 237 career appearances. The team also announced right-hander Robert Stock cleared waivers and was assigned to Triple-A Iowa.

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