Sources told The Athletic and ESPN that Allen agreed to a one-year deal with the club. Sources told The Athletic and Fancred that the deal is for $8.5 million with an additional $2.5 million in incentives. The contract is pending a physical.
Allen, 30, posted a 4.70 ERA and had 27 saves in 70 appearances last season for the Cleveland Indians. The seven-year veteran owns a 2.98 ERA and has 149 saves during his Major League Baseball career. Allen posted a 4-6 record in 2018 and owns a 24-29 career mark.
He led the American League with 58 games finished in 2015, when he piled up a career-high 34 saves for the Tribe.