Brett Meyers #39 of the Chicago White Sox pitches in the 9th inning against the New York Yankees at U.S. Cellular Field on August 21, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The White Sox defeated the Yankees 7-3.
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CLEVELAND - NewsChannel5 and 92.3 The Fan's Matt Loede have confirmed earlier reports the Cleveland Indians will sign pitcher Brett Myers, if he passes a physical.
Myers was in the bullpen last year in Chicago will have a chance to start here in Cleveland.
Brett Myers, is a 32-year-old who was with the White Sox last season. He was the Phillies first-round pick (12th overall) in the 1999 amateur draft.
The story was reported earlier in the day by Eugene Frenette from the Florida Times-Union tweeted out the following about Myers decision: Former Englewood H. pitcher Brett Myers declined option to stay with White Sox, will sign with #Indians tomorrow as starter pending physical
Myers will come to the Indians to likely try and win a 4th or 5th spot in the rotation. Last season he pitched with both Houston and with Chicago. Overall he was 3-8 with a 3.31 ERA in 70 games with 65.1 innings pitched.
While with the Astros, he saved 19 games before being traded to the White Sox, where he was 3-4 with a 3.29 ERA, throwing 34.2 innings in 35 games.
He was a starter with the Astros in 2011, going 7-14 with a 4.36 ERA. The season before in 2010 he was 14-8 with a 3.14 ERA.
In 11 seasons he’s an overall 97-93 with a 4.20 ERA.
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