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Phillies to sign Madson for 3 years

Updated: January 20, 2009, 11:42 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

One day after locking up No. 1 starter Cole Hamels for the next three years, the Philadelphia Phillies are on the verge of doing the same with their top set-up man, Ryan Madson.

The team and Madson have agreed to a three-year, $12 million extension, pending a physical.

The deal calls for Madson to receive a $1 million signing bonus, $2 million this season, $4.5 million in 2010 and $4.5 million in 2011. He can earn $1.5 million annually in performance bonuses if he becomes a ...

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