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Indians and Closer Cody Allen Agree on One-Year Deal Worth Over $10 Million

The Indians and closer Cody Allen have agreed on a one-year deal worth $10.5 million according to the Associated Press. The 29-year-old was eligible for salary arbitration before the two sides came to a deal.

Last season Allen saved 30 games for the Indians, going 3-7 with a 2.94 ERA, making $7.35 million.

While he’s had some moments where Indians fans have chewed off their fingernails watching him, overall the closer has been solid, saving at least 30 games in each of the last three seasons.

Allen in six seasons he has 122 saves, going 20-23 overall with a 2.67 ERA.

Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.

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