Phillie Phlash: Gordon agrees to three-year deal
PHILADELPHIA -- The Phillies and free agent reliever Tom Gordon agreed to a three-year, $18-million contract Thursday night, according to a baseball official familiar with the negotiations.
The Yankees and another team, believed to be Texas, made a late run at signing Gordon. But when the Phillies offered to guarantee him a third year and allow him to go back to closing, that apparently sealed the deal.
Earlier in the day, according to a source, Gordon met personally with ...
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