Free agent, and former Indians pitcher, Cody Allen has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels, pending a physical, according to ESPN.  The deal is reported to be around $9 million.  He is expected to become the Halos’ closer next season.

Allen spent his entire career with Cleveland.  The 30 year old was a staple in the Indians’ bullpen and he played a key role during the Tribe’s 2016 run to the World Series.  Allen is coming off a down year in 2018 where he registered a career-worst ERA of 4.70 and a save percentage of 84.4, which was also a career worst.

His 149 total saves, including a career high of 34 for Cleveland in 2015, are the ninth most among active players and the most in Cleveland history.

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