Former Braves reliever Detwiler signs with Marlins

Atlanta Braves reliever Ross Detwiler (56) pitches against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Philadelphia. He went 1-0 with a 7.63 ERA across 15-1/3 innings in 24 games with the Braves in 2015. (Laurence Kesterson/AP)
Atlanta Braves reliever Ross Detwiler (56) pitches against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Philadelphia. He went 1-0 with a 7.63 ERA across 15-1/3 innings in 24 games with the Braves in 2015. (Laurence Kesterson/AP)

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MIAMI — Veteran left-hander Ross Detwiler — who spent part of the 2015 season in Atlanta — has signed an $850,000, one-year contract with the Miami Marlins, whose primary offseason goal is to upgrade their bullpen.

Detwiler, 34, pitched in 16 games out of the bullpen for the Chicago White Sox in 2020, going 1-1 with a 3.20 ERA in 44 innings. He broke into the majors in 2007 and has a 4.56 ERA in 224 games for seven teams. He went 1-0 with a 7.63 ERA across 15-1/3 innings in 24 games with the Braves in 2015.

Detwiler can earn $100,000 in performance bonuses for games as a pitcher: $50,000 each for 60 and 70 games.

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