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Touch 'Em All: TOUCH 'EM ALL

Madson is back Ryan Madson is discovering there is life after the Phillies. Madson, who pitched for the Phillies from 2003 to 2011, has become a key bullpen addition for the Kansas City Royals. After being sidelined by Tommy John surgery and other arm problems for three seasons, Madson has regained his form.

Ryan Madson not content with already remarkable comeback with Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Few thought Ryan Madson would make it back here — a major league clubhouse. Talking to him now, it is difficult to tell whether even he was one of those people. His rough journey to again earn a spot on a big league roster is evident on his face as he recalls his three years in baseball purgatory. Before this season, it had been four years since Madson, 34, had thrown a meaningful pitch in the majors. One year after posting a 32-save season in Philadelphia, Tommy John surgery threatened everything. read more

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