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Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Phillies, Wheeler agree to 5-year deal (source)

I’m not a fan of the Phillies decision making.

A source told MLB.com on Wednesday that the Phillies and Wheeler have agreed to a five-year, $118 million contract.

Jim Furtado Posted: December 04, 2019 at 09:59 PM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: free agents, zach wheeler

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   1. Jeff Francoeur's OPS Posted: December 05, 2019 at 08:46 AM (#5905819)
That's basically Patrick Corbin's contract minus one year and I don't think Wheeler is quite on the same plane as Corbin.

Corbin -- $23.3 AAV
Wheeler -- $23.6 AAV

Seems like an overpay. It must be amazing to have been blessed with an arm.
   2. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: December 05, 2019 at 09:09 AM (#5905825)
That's basically Patrick Corbin's contract minus one year and I don't think Wheeler is quite on the same plane as Corbin.

In the two years before FA,

Corbin 189.2 IP, 93 FIP-, 200 IP 61 FIP-
Wheeler 182.1 IP, 81 FIP-, 195.1 IP 80 FIP-

Corbin's a little better, but not much.

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