Sources: Astros nearing 3-year deal with Lyon

BY Ken Rosenthal • December 10, 2009

Earlier Tuesday, the Astros obtained right-hander Matt Lindstrom in a trade from the Marlins. Both Lindstrom and Lyon have closed in the past, but most industry observers view them more as setup men.

Lyon went 6-5 with three saves and a 2.86 ERA last season for the Tigers.

The deal will be pending a physical.

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