Philadelphia Phillies add right-hander Spencer Turnbull to their pitching ranks, signing him to a one-year, $2 million contract with performance incentives.

By the Numbers
  • Turnbull's contract: one-year, $2 million with up to an additional $2 million in performance incentives
  • Turnbull's 2021 performance: 4-2 record in nine outings, 2.88 ERA, and 0.98 WHIP
Yes, But

Turnbull's career has been marred by injuries, including Tommy John surgery, leading to a limited 2023 season with a 7.26 ERA and 1.68 WHIP.

State of Play
  • Recent pitching additions include Kolby Allard, Max Castillo, and Turnbull, expanding the team's rotation depth
  • Phillies' pitching depth now presents a competitive battle for long-relief and rotation backup roles in the bullpen
  • Official announcement of Turnbull's addition pending, leaving the 40-man roster at 41 players
Bottom Line

Spencer Turnbull's addition bolsters the Phillies' pitching depth ahead of spring training, potentially intensifying the competition for bullpen spots.