Some of the Phillies’ recent risks with relief pitchers haven’t exactly panned out. There was the two-year, $5.25 million contract they gave to Danys Baez before the 2010 season and the two-year deal worth $5 million they gave to the 39-year-old (wink, wink, nudge, nudge) Jose Contreras after the 2010 season. There was also the infamous $1.15 million spent on Chad Qualls before the 2012 season.
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Phillies admit risk in signing Mike Adams