Phillies, John Lannan finalize deal
PHILADELPHIA -- John Lannan could hardly beat the Philadelphia Phillies, so he joined them.
Lannan signed a $2.5 million, one-year contract on Tuesday, adding depth to a rotation that lost starter Vance Worley when he was traded away.
The 28-year-old Lannan 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 struggled against the Phillies over the years. ...
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