Tigers sign pitcher Ivan Nova to one-year deal

Ivan Nova
Posted at 11:02 PM, Jan 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-13 23:10:08-05

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have agreed to terms on a $1.5 million, one-year deal with Ivan Nova.

The right-hander spent last season with the AL Central-rival Chicago White Sox. Nova went 11-12 with a 4.72 ERA last season, making a career-high 34 starts. He turned 33 on Sunday. He is 89-76 with a 4.32 ERA in 10 big league seasons with the White Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Yankees.

Detroit's deal with Nova includes $500,000 in performance bonuses. The Tigers also designated left-hander Matt Hall for assignment.