On Tuesday the Phillies signed veteran relief pitcher Anthony Swarzak to a minor league contract.
Swarzak, 34, spent last season split between the Mariners and Braves compiling a 4.56 ERA across 53 1/3 innings to go with a 1.48 WHIP and a 52/27 K/BB ratio.
In other news…..the #Phillies have signed veteran reliever Anthony Swarzak to a minor-league deal that will pay him $1.5 million if he makes their 26-man roster with $1.25 million in incentives.
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) February 5, 2020
According to Bob Nightengale, Swarzak can make $1.5 million if he makes the Phillies 26-man major league roster. Another $1.25 can come in the form of performance-based incentives.