By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
Ty Wigginton has signed a two-year deal with the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Cardinals have not released the terms of the contract. However, there are reports that it is a two-year, $5 million dollar deal.
Wigginton comes to the Cardinals from the Philadelphia Phillies, where he played in 125 games this past season. He had a .235 batting average with 11 home runs and 43 RBI’s.
He mainly played first base, third base, and some outfield for the Phillies.
“Wigginton gives us that right-handed bat with punch that we were looking for,” said Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak. “He’s a veteran player who offers versatility and depth to our roster.”
He has a .263 batting average with a 169 home runs and 591 RBI’s in 1,315 games. He has played for the New York Mets, the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Tampa Bay Rays, the Houston Astros, the Baltimore Orioles, and the Colorado Rockies, before the Phillies.
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