Phillies, Harang Agree to Deal

Per Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Philadelphia Phillies and veteran starter Aaron Harang have agreed to a contract.

The team would later announce that it is a one-year, $5 million deal, with performance bonuses.

Harang, 36, is coming off of an impressive season with the Atlanta Braves, in which he posted a 3.57 ERA over 204 1/3 innings pitched. His 3.57 ERA was the best of his career, despite being in the major leagues since 2002.

At the age of 36, and coming off of a 200+ inning season, there’s no saying that Harang could repeat the season he had last year. But on a relatively cheap, one-year deal, it’s a low-risk contract for the Phillies, who have yet to embrace the fact that a rebuild is near.

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