Angels agree to one-year deal with closer Cody Allen
The deal, first reported by The Athletic, includes $2.5 million in available bonuses.
The deal became official on Sunday.
OFFICIAL: We have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with RHP Cody Allen. pic.twitter.com/EwWl5n9fne
— Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) January 21, 2019
Allen, a 30-year-old right-hander, had spent his entire career with the Cleveland Indians and is the franchise’s leader in saves with 149. He struggled last season, posting a career-high 4.70 ERA while going 4-6 with 27 saves in 70 appearances.
He has a 2.98 career ERA and had five straight seasons of a sub-3.00 ERA from 2013-17.