Relief pitcher Ryan Madson has been coming in late in the game all year long, but now it’s Philadelphia’s turn to try and close this one out.
On Monday night, Madson’s agent, Scott Boras, told ESPN.com that both sides were still "exchanging proposals," suggesting that a deal was far from imminent.
Madson finished the 2011 season at 4-2, holding a 2.37 ERA with 32 saves and 62 strikeouts. In 4.1 innings of postseason play, "Mad Dog" gave up one earned run and struck out six.
His 2011 salary was $4,833,333.