Several sources report that Brawley native Sergio Romo will sign with the Miami Marlins.
Both ESPN and MLB.COM say that the Marlins and Romo have agreed on a one year deal. Romo , an 11-year veteran , played for the Tampa Bay Rays last year when he both started several games as an " opener " and saved 25 games as a closer. He pitched in 73 games with 75 strikeouts in 67 1/3 innings. He's known for his devastating slider. MLB.COM says the one-year deal is worth $2.5 million. The contract is pending a physical.