(Sports Network) - The Tampa Bay Rays and relief pitcher Kyle Farnsworth have
reportedly agreed to a one-year contract.
According to Fox Sports, the deal is worth between $1.25 million and $1.5
million plus incentives, and will become official once Farnsworth passes a
The 36-year-old right-hander spent the past two seasons with the Rays. He was
5-1 with a 2.18 ERA and 25 saves in 2011, then moved into a setup role last
year with the emergence of Fernando Rodney and was 1-6 with a 4.00 ERA in 34
games as an elbow injury kept him sidelined for two months.
Farnsworth owns a career mark of 40-62 with a 4.24 ERA in 810 games, all but
26 coming out of the bullpen, for the Cubs, Tigers, Braves, Yankees, Royals
and Rays since making his big league debut in 1999.
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