PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies have signed left-hander Francisco Liriano, right-handers Bud Norris and Drew Storen, and infielder Neil Walker to minor league contracts with invites to attend main league spring coaching.
Liriano was 5-Three with a 3.47 ERA in 69 aid appearances for Pittsburgh final season. The 36-year-old Liriano is 112-114 with a 4.15 ERA and has averaged 9.01 strikeouts per 9 innings over 419 profession video games.
Norris hasn’t pitched within the majors since 2018, when he had a 3.59 ERA with 28 saves in 33 alternatives for St. Louis. Norris, who turns 35 on March 2, attended main league spring coaching with Toronto final 12 months. He’s 67-90 with 47 saves and a 4.45 ERA in 355 profession video games, together with 188 begins.
Storen final pitched within the majors in 2017 for Cincinnati, posting a 4.45 ERA over 58 video games. He made 9 aid appearances for Kansas Metropolis’s Double-A affiliate in 2019. The 32-year-old Storen is 29-18 with 99 saves and a 3.45 ERA in 470 profession aid appearances.
Walker batted .261 with a .344 on-base proportion, eight homers and 38 RBIs in 115 video games for Miami final season. The 34-year-old switch-hitter has a .267 common, 149 homers and 606 RBIs in 1,288 profession video games.