The Phillies are on their way to signing left handed pitcher Wandy Rodriguez to a minor league deal.
Rodriguez lasted just 26 2/3 innings with the Pirates last season posting a 6.75 ERA and a 1.69 WHIP while dealing with arthritis in his pitching elbow. No one took a shot on him once he was released in May and he later opted to have surgery.
Wandy Rodriguez comes to terms with Filadelfia, pending a physical (source)
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The Phillies would be buying low on Rodriguez here but expecting anything out of him at this point may be wishful thinking.
Now 35, Rodriguez has a 91-94 career record to go with a 4.07 ERA and a 1.34 WHIP.