Phillies, Reyes close to contract

It might not be the sizzle Phillies fans want, but it’s a start — and it’s a much-needed lefthander.

The Phillies are reportedly close to striking a one-year deal (with a team option for 2012) with reliever Dennys Reyes.

Reyes posted a 3.55 ERA in 59 games — and 38 innings — for the St. Louis Cardinals last season.

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