Tyler Cloyd signs with the Samsung Lions in Korea

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According to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com, right-hander Tyler Cloyd has signed with the Samsung Lions of the Korea Baseball Organization. This confirms a report from Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish.

You might remember Cloyd from his time with the Phillies, where he posted a 5.98 ERA over 17 starts and two relief appearances from 2012-2013. The 27-year-old spent last season with the Indians’ Triple-A affiliate and posted a 3.89 ERA and 118/31 K/BB ratio over 166 2/3 innings.

Cleveland re-signed Cloyd to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training, but he apparently found a better situation overseas.

Report: Red Sox sign Kenley Jansen to 2-year, $32 million deal

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SAN DIEGO — Veteran closer Kenley Jansen and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a two-year, $32 million deal, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the agreement was pending a physical.

The 35-year-old Jansen went 5-2 with a 3.38 ERA in 64 innings for Atlanta this year. The three-time All-Star led the National League with 41 saves, helping the Braves win the NL East title.

Boston is looking to bounce back after it finished last in the AL East this season with a 78-84 record. The Red Sox went 92-70 in 2021 and lost to Houston in the AL Championship Series.

Jansen spent his first 12 seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers, winning a World Series title in 2020. The right-hander signed a $16 million, one-year contract with Atlanta in March.

Jansen has a 2.46 career ERA. He was an All-Star in 2016-2018.

His 391 career saves are the second-most among active players (behind Craig Kimbrel‘s 394) and eighth all time.