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Closer Axford, Indians reach terms on contract

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By Tom Withers

AP Sports Writer

CLEVELAND — After considering some in-house options, the Indians may have found their new closer on the outside.

Free agent John Axford, who had 46 saves for Milwaukee in 2011 but has struggled the past two seasons, has agreed to terms on a contract with the Indians, pending a physical. Axford is expected to undergo a medical exam early this week.

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