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Boras Talks Werth, Brown

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Scott Boras participated this afternoon in a news conference for Carlos Pena‘s one-year, $10 million contract with the Chicago Cubs.

He spoke afterward about a host of his clients, including Jayson Werth and Domonic Brown.

Boras said the Phillies’ interest in Werth was not token interest. They formally offered him a three-year contract worth $16 million annually with a vesting option that would have increased the total value to $60 million. Werth signed a seven-year, $126 million contract with the Washington Nationals.

“Ruben met with us at the general managers’ meetings and definitely said the Phillies were interested,” Boras said. “The question was going to be the years. The marketplace had really advanced itself obvoiusly. And the level of years they were going to go vs. what the Phillies were willing to go (was different).”