This post is part of a weekly series which will run each Thursday. Over the next several weeks, I’ll take a deep dive look at new members of the Phillies roster. We’re just a couple months away from settling down to watch these guys day-in and day-out for half a year, so let’s try to find out who they are and what to expect from them in 2017.
Joaquin Benoit – RHP
Born: 7/26/1977 – entering age-39 season
Height: 6’4” Weight: 250 lb.
2016: 48 IP, 3.90 ERA, 25.5 K%, 11.8 BB%, 150 ERA+
MLB Career: 1018.1 IP, 3.79 ERA, 23.6 K%, 9.7 BB%, 117 ERA+
Contract Status: Signed to one-year, $7.5 million contract Continue reading…