Posted January 24, 2013 on phillies.scout.com
Michael Schwimer has had his ups and downs with the Phillies, but through all of the downs, a good spring training could put him in the Phillies bullpen.
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Delmon will get paid to make weight

Delmon Young was signed by the Phillies and will have to play the outfield. The team has some weight incentives in his contract.

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