Theand free-agent reliever to terms on a two-year contract that includes a team option for 2021.
The contract will pay Robertson $10 million in 2019, $11 million in 2020, and includes a team option worth $12 million with a $2-million buyout option for 2021, according to.
Robertson, 33, posted a 3.23 ERA and 2.97 FIP over 69 2/3 innings out of the‘ bullpen last year. The one-time All-Star also recorded 19 saves and blew six over the last two seasons while pitching mostly in a setup role as part of New York’s elite reliever group.
In each of the previous nine campaigns, the right-hander’s worked at least 60 innings in relief, authoring a 2.72 ERA and 2.75 FIP over that span with 136 saves.
He now joins a Phillies bullpen that includes 2018 breakout relieveralong with veterans and . The club was also reportedly interested in signing , who wound up inking a two-year deal with the .
Overall, Philadelphia’s bullpen posted a pedestrian 4.19 ERA and 3.95 FIP in 2018, which ranked 11th and ninth, respectively, among National League teams.
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