CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Former Phillies infielder Kevin Frandsen has opted to take free agency, freeing the Phillies of a $900,000 obligation.
After the Phillies outrighted Frandsen on Sunday to Lehigh Valley he had 72 hours to report. If he did, he would have been paid his guaranteed $900,000 salary.
By opting out, he gave up the chance at earning that salary and now the Phillies are off the hook.
While many are surprised at this, Frandsen must have a deal with a team.