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Durbin signs with Indians; Phils v. Yanks

As reported on Twitter last night, the Cleveland Indians have reportedly signed former Phillies relieve Chad Durbin to a one-year deal.

Durbin was a possible candidate to return to the Phillies bull pen this season but the Indians pried him away. The deal is worth $800,000 with $1 million in incentives.

The 33-year-old was 4-1 with a 3.80 ERA in 64 appearances last season with the Phillies. He will fill one of the glaring holes in the Indians bull pen.


Phils/Yanks today on MLBN – The Phillies will travel to Tampa today and play the New York Yankees to open Grapefruit League play. The game will be at 1:05 and aired live on the MLB Network. Today’s line ups:

Phillies: Rollins SS Gload DH Ibanez LF Howard 1B Francisco CF Brown RF Larish 3B Schneider C Valdez 2B Hamels P.

Yankees: Jeter SS, Swisher RF, Teixeira 1B, Rodriguez 3B, Cano 2B, Posada DH, Granderson CF, Cervelli C, Gardner LF, Colon P.

Tomorrow’s game against the Yankees will also be shown on MLBN at 8 PM.

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