Phillies sign lefty Moyer, 43, to two-year extension

Updated: October 23, 2006, 2:03 PM ET
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Jamie Moyer will be 44 when the 2007 season starts, but the Phillies are banking that he has two more strong seasons remaining in his left arm.

Philadelphia signed Moyer to a two-year, $10.5 million extension Monday.

Moyer, who was acquired from the Mariners during the 2006 season, went 5-2 with a 4.03 ERA in eight starts for the Phillies and was 4-1 in September when the team made a failed push for the NL wild card.

"Jamie was one of our more effective pitchers down the ...

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