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Billy Wagner Likely to Accept Arbitration with Red Sox If Offered

Published by on November 11, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The agent for relief pitcher Billy Wagner is reporting that his client may reverse his previous position and accept arbitration from the Red Sox, if offered.

This new stance represents a change of heart for the 38-year-old Wagner, who is just 15 saves from 400 career saves.

He waived his no-trade clause to accept a trade to the Red Sox prior to the trade deadline. In exchange the ball club promised they wouldn’t pick up his $8 million option for 2010—so he could pursue free agency this winter.

Originally, Wagner indicated that he wanted to pursue closing opportunities this offseason so that he could reach the 400-save plateau...but things have apparently changed.

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