Four Players Agreed to Minor League Deals
The Phillies have agreed to terms on Minor League contracts with four players, according to a source. The players will have invitations to Spring Training:
- Outfielder DeWayne Wise, who preserved Mark Buehrle‘s perfect game in July with a leaping catch at the wall in the ninth inning at U.S. Cellular Field, hit .225 with two home runs and 11 RBIs in 142 at-bats last season for the Chicago White Sox. He is a .216 career hitter in seven seasons in the Majors.
- Infielder Wilson Valdez hit .256 with seven RBIs in 86 at-bats for the New York Mets. He is a career .222 in four seasons in the Majors.
- Infielder Andy Tracy hit .417 in 12 at-bats for the Phillies.
- Catcher Paul Hoover had three hits in four at-bats in three games for the Phillies.