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.
Pat Neshek – RHP
Born: 9/4/1980 – entering age-36 season
Height: 6’3″ Weight: 220 lb.
2016: 47.0 IP, 3.06 ERA, 23.2 K%, 6.0 BB%, 130 ERA+
MLB Career: 383.1 IP, 2.93 ERA, 24.5 K%, 7.8 BB%, 137 ERA+
Contract Status: Final year of a three-year, $18.5 million contract. Owed $6.5 million in 2017. Continue reading…