Saturday, January 9, 2010

2005 Chachi #15 Brett Myers

Three more members of the 2008 World Championship team have moved on:

Brett Myers (2002-2009) signed a one-year, $5 million deal with the Houston Astros yesterday, with a mutual option for 2011. It doesn't surprise me to see the Astros current GM, and former Phillies GM, Ed Wade continue to collect former Phillies. The Astros don't visit Philadelphia until late August, and it will be interesting to see what kind of reception Brett receives. He was a good pitcher during his stint in Philly, but the general consensus is that he could have been a great pitcher.

Scott Eyre (2008-2009) announced his retirement after 13 years in the Majors. The Phillies had extended a minor league contract to Scott, with an invitation to Spring Training, but he elected to hang up his spikes. To replace Eyre, the Phils will apparently attempt to go with a lefty tandem of Antonio Bastardo/J.C. Romero in the bullpen.

Clay Condrey (2006-2009) will be pitching in the cold up in the Twins' new (outdoor) ballpark in 2010. The righty reliever, a favorite of The Phillies Room, signed a one-year deal with Minnesota.

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