MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have agreed to terms on a major league contract with Joe Nathan, a veteran reliever recovering from Tommy John surgery.

Terms of the deal, announced before the game Tuesday in Milwaukee against the Brewers, were not announced. The Cubs put the 15-year veteran on the 60-day disabled list as he continues to recover from surgery in April 2015.

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The 41-year-old Nathan has 377 career saves, eighth most in major league history. He last pitched on April 6, 2015, in his only appearance that season for the Tigers.

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Detroit declined its $10 million option on Nathan in the offseason. The six-time All-Star has also pitched for San Francisco, Minnesota and Texas.

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