Phillies land veteran reliever Anthony Swarzak

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.

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.

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