The Philadelphia Phillies have announced that they have come to an agreement with former Los Angeles Dodgers’ starter Chad Billingsley.
Billingsley, 30, will make a guaranteed $1.5 million in 2015 with the opportunity to increase that number with performance bonuses, according to Todd Zolecki, the Phillies’ beat writer for MLB.com.
Billingsley deal is one-year, $1.5 million. The deal includes performance bonuses. Depth in the event Hamels/Lee are traded.
— Todd Zolecki (@ToddZolecki) January 29, 2015
The right-hander hasn’t pitched in a Major League game since April of 2013 due to two surgeries to fix his ulnar collateral ligament and a flexor tendon in his pitching elbow.
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