Daily Archives: January 29, 2015

Phillies Sign Billingsley to MLB Contract

Earlier this evening, the Phillies came to terms with free agent RHP Chad Billingley.  The sides agreed to a 1 year, $1.5M contract with performance bonuses, reported to be around $6.5M (by Jon Heyman)

The 30-year old Billingsley has pitched just 19 innings over the past two seasons (major/minor) because of elbow injuries.  He is attempting to comeback from TJ surgery and a repaired torn flexor tendon.  He passed his physical and the Phillies hope he an be in Philadelphia by the end of April or early May.  (Of note, Wandy Rodriguez recently failed a Phillies’ physical and went on to sign with the Atlanta Braves.) Continue reading Phillies Sign Billingsley to MLB Contract