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MLB – Joaquin Benoit Leaves The Detroit Tigers And Signs With The San Diego Padres

Posted on December 19, 2013 in Professional Sports News.

The San Diego Padres are bolstering their bullpen with the addition of former  Detroit Tigers veteran reliever Joaquin Benoit.

Reports say that the 36-year-old right-hander has agreed to a two-year deal worth 15.5-million-dollars, pending a physical.

Benoit converted 24-of-26 save opportunities after taking over the closer’s role for the Detroit Tigers last season.

He posted a 2.01 ERA in 66 appearances.

Benoit is 44-and-35 with a 4.11 ERA and 37 saves in 12 seasons overall.



By:  Mike Plourde     –     for Great Lakes Radio Sports


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