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Report: Pedro Martinez signs one-year $1 million deal with the Phillies

  • UPDATE: Pedro Martinez will be placed on the 15-day DL with a mild shoulder strain.


According to a report in the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Phillies are expected to announce tomorrow that they have signed free agent pitcher Pedro Martinez.

The pitcher, 37, underwent a physical today at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia conducted by team medical staff. Though the Phillies would not comment tonight on the physical, several people in Martinez's camp indicated that it went well. The contract, sources say, will be a one-year deal worth about $1 million. Martinez can make another $1.5 million based on incentives.