The Philadelphia Phillies signed 30-year-old infielder Yuniesky Betancourt to a minor league contract Monday.
Betancourt spent the last season with the Kansas City Royals, where he hit .228 with 14 doubles, one triple, seven home runs and 36 RBI in 57 games.
After the regular season, the Phillies say he batted .308 with eight doubles, seven home runs and 22 RBI in 26 games with Aguilas de Mexicali in the Mexican Winter League.
The Cuba native has hit .266 with 203 doubles, 28 triples, 67 home runs and 411 RBI in 1,019 games between the Seattle Mariners, Royals and Milwaukee Brewers.
A chance of rain by Tuesday morning.
We began this Tuesday with clouds and a few briefly soaking showers. Sun took over here in Philly by 9 a.m., and now it's a beautiful day that feels like fall. The season officially begins, by the way, on Monday, September 22nd. Expect a high today in tme mid 70s, and more beautiful weather for the rest of the work week.
Saturday (75/55): Sun/Clouds