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Phillies Finalize Deal with Free Agent Pitcher Lannan

Pitcher John Lannan and the Philadelphia Phillies have finalized a $2.5 million, one-year contract.

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The 28-year-old lefty was 4-1 with a 4.13 ERA in six starts for the NL East-champion Washington Nationals this year. He also made 24 starts for Triple-A Syracuse, going 9-11 with a 4.30 ERA.

Lannan’s deal includes performance incentives. He gets $200,000 each for 150, 160, 170, 180 and 190 innings, $250,000 each for 200 and 210 innings and $250,000 for 31-34 starts.

Lannan is 42-52 with a 4.01 ERA in 134 games — all starts — in six seasons for Washington. He was 3-13 with a 5.53 ERA against Philadelphia, 39-39 with a 3.80 ERA against the rest of the majors.

 

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press

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