Even though Ryan Madson has found gainful employment for 2012, agent Scott Boras is taking issue with the Philadelphia Phillies after the free-agent closer signed a one-year deal with Cincinnati for $8.5 million. Boras claims the Phillies backed out of a four-year, $44 million deal with his client before signing Jonathan Papelbon away from the Boston Red Sox. Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. says no such offer was made.
Ryan Madson saved 32 games for the Phillies in 2011, posting a 4-2 record with a 2.37 ERA along with 62 strikeouts in 60 2/3 innings
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