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A's sign Scott Kazmir to 2-year, $22 million deal

Scott Kazmir has a career 4.16 ERA. (Jason Miller / Getty Images) Scott Kazmir has a career 4.16 ERA and made two All-Star appearances with the Rays. (Jason Miller / Getty Images)

Scott Kazmir has agreed to a two-year deal with the Oakland A's, according to CBSSports' Matt Snyder.

Kazmir spent the 2013 season pitching for the Cleveland Indians after spending 2012 in the Independent League. The 29-year old Kazmir had 4.04 ERA and 162 strikeouts in 158 innings last season to go with a 10-9 record.

After reaching two All-Star games early in his career with the Tampa Bay Rays, Kazmir fell out of favor after difficult seasons with the Angels in 2010 and 2011.

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ESPN's Buster Olney reports that the deal is worth $22 million.

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