Former Phillies Pitcher Jeurys Familia Signs with Boston Red Sox
Former Phillies pitcher Jeurys Familia is getting another chance.
Familia is signing a minor-league deal with the Boston Red Sox, and is being sent to their Triple-A affiliate in Worcester.
Familia had been released by the Phillies on Saturday.
The 32-year-old was struggling at the time of his release with the Phillies, with a 6.09 ERA, 1.85 WHIP in 34 innings this season with Philadelphia.
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The Phillies signed Familia to a one-year deal in the offseason worth around $6 million. after posting a 3.94 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 72 strikeouts in 59 1/3 innings last year with the Mets.
The Phillies designated Familia for assignment after trading for David Robertson from the Cubs.