The Philadelphia Phillies sign Kris Benson

Blogged under Arrivals & Departures,Bloglockers,Front Page,General by chinmusic on Wednesday 13 February 2008 at 7:51 pm

The Phillies have signed 33-year old righty starter Kris Benson to a minor league contract. Benson last pitched in 2006 with the Orioles as he missed all of last season due to rotator cuff surgery. He has now pitched in 195 games (all starts) in his major league career and he is 68-73 with a 4.34 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP. Look for Benson to win a job in the Phillies starting rotation as long as he proves his health in spring training.

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