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Phillies Sign Jonathan Papelbon

The Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a contract with former Boston Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon.

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The Boston Globe is reporting that the Philadelphia Phillies have reached an agreement with Jonathan Papelbon.  The former Red Sox closer has reportedly agreed to a 4-year deal worth, in the neighborhood of, $50 million.
The deal also reportedly includes a vesting option that could take it beyond $60 million.  It would be the largest total package ever signed by a relief pitcher.  Papelbon had a 2.94 ERA in 2011 while converting 31-of-34 saves.  Papelbon had a 4-1 record as Boston’s closer last year but failed to convert a save against the Baltimore Orioles in the final game of the season at Camden Yards.  The loss knocked the Red Sox out of the playoff hunt.
Brian Noe is the Program Director at 104.5 The Team, ESPN Radio in Albany, NY.  Brian also hosts “The Noe Show” each weekday from 1-3pm ET on WTMM.

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