Phillies release Mathieson, allow righty to sign with Asian team

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PHILADELPHIA -- Right-hander Scott Mathieson has been released by the Philadelphia Phillies, allowing him to sign with a team in Asia.

The 27-year-old was 1-4 with a 6.75 ERA in eight starts and seven relief appearances with the Phillies in 2006, 2010 and this year. He didn't allow a run in four relief outings this year.

Mathieson also has a 32-37 record with a 3.75 ERA and 34 saves in 96 starts and 104 relief appearances in the minor leagues.

The move was announced Tuesday.

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