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Phillies sign free agent closer Jonathan Papelbon

The Phillies just solved their closer problem.  That’s because the team has signed Boston Red Sox free agent Jonathan Papelbon, per CSN Philly’s Jim Salisbury. The deal is reportedly four years and $50 million guaranteed.  Wow.  And Jayson Stark says there’s likely a vesting option for a fifth year, giving the deal a possible total [More…]