Red Sox sign Dan Wheeler

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BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox have signed pitcher Dan Wheeler to a one-year contract with a club option for 2012.

The 33-year-old right-hander went 2-4 with three saves and a 3.35 earned run average in 64 relief appearances for the Tampa Bay Rays last season.

Wheeler has compiled a 23-41 record with 43 saves and a 3.84 ERA in 530 career games, including nine starts, for Tampa Bay, the New York Mets and Houston.


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