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.
The holiday weekend is looking warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increase late Sunday and Labor Day.
Temperatures will warm headed into Labor Day. Saturday is the pick day of the holiday weekend with dry conditions and highs in the low 80s.
It turns hot and humid by Sunday with sct. shower and thunderstorm chances increasing N&W anytime after 2/3PM. It should remain dry down the shore all day Saturday and most if not all of Sunday.
Saturday (82/62): Sun/Clouds
Sunday (89/70): Clouds/Storm
Monday (90/74): Clouds/Storm
Police release surveillance video of a man being shot and robbed of $70,000 in the parking lot of a supermarket in Northeast Philadelphia.
Authorities say a teenager drowned while reportedly trying to retrieve a soccer ball from a recreational reservoir in southeastern Pennsylvania.
A woman has died after being hit by three cars in Philadelphia's Logan section. Police say two of the vehicles drove off, and they're still searching for one of them.
We want to say congratulations this morning to Broomall-Newtown Baseball, which now has two Babe Ruth World Series winners in one year!
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