According to multiple reports, free agent reliever Fernando Rodney is close to signing with the Tampa Bay Rays.
The deal is believed to be for one year, and currently pending the results of a physical.
Rodney, 34, has served as the closer for the Detroit Tigers and briefly held the role with the Los Angeles Angels.
He has a career 4.29 ERA with 87 saves in 124 save opportunities.
More to come as details become available.