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Per Buster Olney- Indians on the verge of signing Axford


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For people who want Balfour this is good news. This takes one more suitor off the table. The Padres are rumored to be after Benoit. That leaves Balfour for the Orioles. The Mariners are now mentioned as a potential suitor. Looks like the O's went to three years.

I think Cleveland had the Original three year deal up for the Aussie.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Can confirm <a href="https://twitter.com/Buster_ESPN">@Buster_ESPN</a>: Indians have reached agreement with FA pitcher John Axford, pending physical. More on <a href="http://t.co/FJ5W7Rktqb">http://t.co/FJ5W7Rktqb</a> soon.</p>— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) <a href="

">December 16, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>No details yet, but Axford's deal is likely a 1-year pact due to his having two more arbitration years after the coming season.</p>— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) <a href="

">December 16, 2013</a></blockquote>

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