Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Iguchi Is Back

The Phillies have come to agreement with second baseman Tadahito Iguchi.

Iguchi Is Back

The Phillies and infielder Tadahito Iguchi have agreed to a deal. (Getty Images)
The Phillies and infielder Tadahito Iguchi have agreed to a deal. (Getty Images)

Tadahito Iguchi is back.

The Phillies are expected to announce today that Iguchi has come to a contract agreement with the Phillies, a baseball source told The Inquirer. The San Diego Padres recently released Iguchi on Monday.

Iguchi is expected to join the Phillies before tomorrow's game against the Mets. He missed nearly two months this season because of a separated right shoulder. He hit .231 with two homers and 24 RBIs in 81 games for the Padres. He hit .309 against NL East teams.

Iguchi, who spent two months with the Phillies last season, would be ineligible for the postseason should the Phillies win the NL East or wild card.

Update: It's official. The Phillies have signed Iguchi. They will make room for Iguchi on the 40-man roster before tomorrow's game.

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