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Phillies Ink RHP Manship

Posted by Ian Riccaboni, Thu, December 05, 2013 03:48 PM | Comments: 0
Acquisitions, Transactions

http://cdn.csgazette.biz/cache/r620-f17edfd20ff291f2248d2db8695bfb80.jpgAccording to our Corey Seidman, the Phillies have signed 28-year old reliever Jeff Manship to a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. Manship had spent parts of four seasons from 2009 through 2012 with the Twins and 2013 with the Colorado Rockies, compiling a 6.42 Major League ERA in 116.1 IP across 52 appearances, which included 10 starts.

Manship relies on a fastball, curveball, and change-up combination, with a below-average fastball that sits near 90 MPH according to FanGraphs.

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