Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 11/29/13
As the market for late inning relievers begins to take shape, the interest for Edward Mujica has begun to spike in accordance. As reported by Chris Cotillo of mlbdailydish, four teams have emerged as contenders for the right-handed reliever. Source: #Phillies, #Indians, #Cubs, #Orioles interested in Edward Mujica. #Angels were before signing Joe Smith. — Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) November 29, 2013 Mujica, is expected to command a deal comparable to the three-year, $15 mm deal Joe Smith received from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim after serving primarily as a closer for the majority of 2013 in St.Louis. The 29-year old posted 37 saves with a 2.78 ERA and 46 strikeouts against only 5 walks in 64 2/3 innings pitched. A late season bout with shoulder soreness coincided with a poor finish in September, eventually relinquishing his closer position to Trevor Rosenthal. Carrying a 1.73 ERA into the final month, Mujica was battered around allowing nine runs on 18 hits in 7 1/3 innings...
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