Placido Polanco Signs with the Philadelphia Phillies

Posted: 3rd December 2009 by Jeremiah Graves in MLB
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Placido Polanco is coming back to Philly. á After spending four and a half years in Detroit, the Phillies have reportedlyásigned the 34-year-old to take over as the clubÆs everyday third baseman. á The contract is believed to be a three-year, $18 million deal with a fourth-year mutual option for 2013. á As is customary with all deals, finalization of the contract is pending a physical. á Polanco spent parts of four seasons in Philadelphia and posted a very solid .297/.352/.439 line during that time while posting of the best power numbers of his career. á The Phillies will be moving Polanco from second base, where he has two Gold Gloves, to third base to replace the departed Pedro Feliz. á Polanco isnÆt a stranger to the hot corner, having originally started his career as a third b ...

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