By Will Yoder
February 28, 2012

Brett Myers will serve as the Houston Astros' closer, according to the team’s social media manager Alyson Footer.

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Myers, 30, has served a starting pitcher for the majority of his career. Out of 307 total appearances, 249 of those, including 33 of 34 last season, were starts.

In 2006, Myers served as the Philadelphia Phillies everyday closer, posting 21 saves and a 4.33 ERA. Last season for the Astros, Meyers posted a 7-14 record with a 4.46 ERA. Just one year earlier, he posted a 14-8 record with a 3.14 ERA.

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