The Angels and Cody Allen are near finishing a deal, in line with a report from The Athletic.
Free-agent reliever Cody Allen in discussions with #Angels on a one-year contract, sources inform The Athletic. Agreement believed to be in place, pending bodily. Allen was searching for team that will give him alternative to shut.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 18, 2019
The settlement in place is believed to be for one year, the report says.
Allen reportedly is wanting for the alternative to shut this season and Los Angeles has a gap for its nearer position. Blake Parker signed with the Twins in free company and Keynan Middleton lately had Tommy John surgical procedure.
Allen went 4-6 with a 4.70 ERA and 27 saves for the Indians final season.
It was his first season in his final six wherein he posted an ERA above 3.00. He has averaged 29.Four saves a year during the last 5 seasons