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Closer Daily Dish: Capps, Axford, Cordero, Rivera, Aceves

Closer Daily Dish: Capps, Axford, Cordero, Rivera, Aceves

It was a relatively quiet night for closers Monday, but there was some activity that owners were excited to see.  Almost all the closer activity was in the American League, so lets start there. Mariano Rivera notched his fourth save of the season Monday night in a 7-4 win over the Rangers. Rivera didn’t look like the 42-year old fading pitcher a lot of us expected.  He had a 1-2-3 inning on 13 pitches against … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alfredo Aceves, Daily Dish, Francisco Cordero, John Axford, Mariano Rivera, Matt Capps

Francisco Cordero, Toronto finalize $4.5M contract

Francisco Cordero, Toronto finalize $4.5M contract

From Yahoo! News TORONTO (AP)—Reliever Francisco Cordero and the Toronto Blue Jays finalized a $4.5 million, one-year contract Wednesday. The 36-year-old right-hander was 5-3 with a 2.45 ERA and 37 saves in 43 chances for Cincinnati last season, reaching 30 saves for the seventh time. He held batters to a .198 average, the lowest of his career.   Cordero, a three-time All-Star, has a 44-45 record with a 3.17 ERA and 327 saves, 12th on the career list. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Francisco Cordero