Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(PHILADELPHIA) — Free agent reliever David Robertson is heading to Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Phillies announced on Thursday that the 33-year-old right-hander has agreed to a two-year contract with the team. The deal also includes a third-year club option.
Welcome to the phamily, Robertsons! pic.twitter.com/v9iUek3Xry
— Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) January 3, 2019
A source tells ESPN Robertson will earn $10 million this upcoming season and $11 million in 2020. The third-year club option in 2021 will be for $12 million and includes a $2 million buyout.
Last season with the New York Yankees, Robertson pitched in 69 games and went 8-3 with a 3.23 ERA. He had a total of five saves and 91 strikeouts.
Robertson opted for free agency at the end of the season.
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