PLAYING TIME: Myers named closer in Houston

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Myers named closer in Houston

In a surprising move, Houston Manager Brad Mills named Brett Myers (RHP, HOU) the team’s new closer. Myers has been a workhorse over the last two seasons, during which he averaged 220 innings with a sub-4.00 xERA in both years. Now, however, it appears he will return to the bullpen, where he last pitched in 2007, when he saved 21 games for the Phillies.

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