The agent for relief pitcher Billy Wagner is reporting that his client may reverse his previous position and accept arbitration from the Red Sox, if offered. This new stance represents a change of heart for the 38-year-old Wagner, who is just 15 saves from 400 career saves. He waived his no-trade clause to accept a trade to the Red Sox prior to the trade deadline. In exchange the ball club promised they wouldnÆt pick up his $8 million option for 2010ùso he could pursue free agency this winter. Originally, Wagner indicated that he wanted to pursue closing opportunities this offseason so that he could reach the 400-save plateau...but things have apparently changed. Bean Stringfellow, WagnerÆs agent, said yesterday that Wagner might be willing to return to the Red Sox in something other th ...
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