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Ryan Madson to hold “full public workout” on February 7

Jan 29, 2014, 8:55 PM EDT

ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick shares the news in a set of consecutive tweets …

The Phillies, Red Sox and Royals have been linked to Madson at various points this offseason.

Madson hasn’t appeared in a big league game since the 2011 campaign due to right elbow issues, but he is finally recovered from Tommy John surgery and is expected to carry a clean bill of health into this spring.

The 33-year-old right-hander posted an outstanding 2.45 ERA, 1.10 WHIP and 126/29 K/BB ratio in 113 2/3 innings during his last two seasons (2010-2011) with the Phillies. A reunion in Philly appears possible.

  1. uyf1950 - Jan 29, 2014 at 9:15 PM

    Could certainly be an option for Brian Cashman and the Yankees on cheap as a low risk high reward signing. IF he’s completely healthy he certainly would be a decent option to work the late innings in relief to compliment Robertson closing.

  2. scotttheskeptic - Jan 29, 2014 at 9:46 PM

    The Phillies? Nah, his primary stat is too low, <35.

  3. General37 - Jan 29, 2014 at 11:27 PM

    The phillies, nah he’s only 33

  4. sawxalicious - Jan 30, 2014 at 1:16 AM

    Is there a new MLB team that hasn’t been named? The Portland So & So’s? The San Jose What’s His Faces?

  5. crazy8sportscards - Jan 30, 2014 at 8:08 AM

    With all the money he stole over the past 2 years, he should pay a team league minimum to give him a chance.

  6. nymets4ever - Jan 30, 2014 at 8:33 AM

    Wonder where his whirlwind swindling tour will take him next?

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