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Jays Make Cordero Signing, Budget Bullpen Official

GM Alex Anthopoulos and the Blue Jays have made their deal with former Reds, Brewers, and Rangers closer Francisco Cordero — to a one-year deal worth $4.5 million — official, according to reports Jon Heyman of CBS. A successful high-leverage reliever at one point, who struck out more than 25% of batters faced every season between 2003 and 2008, Cordero’s velocity — and with it, his...
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February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Francisco Cordero, The Blue Jay

Right-hander Francisco Cordero sat on the sideline as every other available closer on the free agent market found employment this winter. On Tuesday afternoon, however, it was reported that the 36-year-old native of the Dominican Republic agreed to a one-year, $4.5M deal with the Toronto Blue Jays. He is expected to serve as the set-up man for the newly-acquired Sergio Santos, which...
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January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Angels Still Interested in Francisco Cordero, Halos Tried Signing Darvish as a Teenager, A Cautionary Tale for Angel Fans

The January 20th, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Angels continue to show interest in Francisco Cordero...
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January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Cordero Could End Up With Angels By Default, Angels Finish Organizational Meetings, Spring Training Reporting Dates

The January 13th, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Francisco Cordero could end up in Anaheim by default, Angels finish...
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January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

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