Daily Archives: December 6, 2016

Phillies Sign FA RHP Joaquin Benoit; DFA Mariot

It’s official.  The Phillies have signed right-handed reliever, Joaquin Benoit to a one-year contract.  In order to make room on the 40-man roster, the Phillies have designated RHP Michael Mariot for assignment.

The 39-year old Benoit signed for a reported to be $7.5 M for the one year.  Benoit joins recent waiver claim David Rollins and recent trade acquisition Pat Neshek as veteran options to the young Phillies’ bullpen. Continue reading Phillies Sign FA RHP Joaquin Benoit; DFA Mariot