Phillies reach deal with Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez


The Philadelphia Phillies have signed Cuban pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez to a six-year contract worth $48 million.

Gonzalez, 26, had numerous teams show interest in him since he was declared a free agent by Major League Baseball.


While Gonzalez will start out in the minor leagues the Phillies figure to push him to the major leagues as soon as possible. Gonzalez typically works in the 90-94 mph range though he can reach 96 with his fastball.

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