Phillies sign utility man Josh Harrison New York Post’s Jon Heyman in 1-year, $2 million deal report (Twitter link). Harrison’s agency, his MSM Sports, also announced the news.
The versatile 35-year-old batted .256/.317/.370 with seven home runs and two stolen bases in 119 games with the White Sox last season, hitting second, third, shortstop, left field, and even . The look of some mop-up relief pitching. The majority of Harrison’s playing time has been at second base, which has been his primary position in his 12 seasons in the major leagues.
Harrison has been with five different teams over the past 12 seasons, but has never seen action on the field before being a member of the Phillies organization. Philadelphia signed Harrison to his league contract in the minors during the 2019-20 offseason, but was released just before his COVID-shortened 2020 season began.
With an MLB deal guaranteed, Harrison could possibly be included in Philadelphia’s Opening Day roster as an option off the bench. Edmund Sosa When Dalton Guthrie As the depth of position players. Bryson Stott A projected starter at second base for the current NL champion, Alec Baum gives a striking case where he could be the long-term answer at number three.Former starting second baseman Jean Segura Harrison, who moved to the Marlins in free agency, represented veteran infield depth behind Stott and Bohm, and Harrison’s right-handed bat was able to complement his left-handed hitting. Kyle Schwarber Time to play left field.