Phils agree to Minors deals with Burnett, Nava

Phils agree to Minors deals with Burnett, Nava

PHILADELPHIA -- The Phillies announced Monday they have signed left-hander Sean Burnett, outfielder Daniel Nava and infielders Pedro Florimon and Hector Gomez to Minor League contracts.

The four players will be in Spring Training as non-roster invitees. reported the Burnett and Nava deals on Saturday.

Burnett, 34, is 15-23 with a 3.52 ERA in 380 appearances over nine seasons with the Pirates, Nationals and Angels. He has pitched only 16 innings in the big leagues since 2012 because of two Tommy John surgeries. But with the Phillies thin on left-handed bullpen depth, he can compete for a relief job.

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Nava, 33, is a switch-hitter who has hit .262 with 25 home runs, 185 RBIs and a .727 OPS in 1,763 plate appearances over six seasons with the Red Sox, Angels, Rays and Royals. He has a chance to compete for a bench job as an extra outfielder.

Florimon, 30, has spent parts of six seasons with the Orioles (2011), Twins (2012-14) and Pirates (2015-16). He played six different positions (second base, third base, shortstop, left field, center field and right field) last season with Triple-A Indianapolis. He has a .558 OPS in 742 career big league plate appearances.

Gomez, 28, hit .283 with 21 home runs and an .819 OPS in 115 games with the SK Wyverns of the Korean Baseball Organization. He has appeared in 83 big league games with the Rockies (2011) and Brewers (2014-15). He has a .526 OPS in 162 plate appearances.

Todd Zolecki has covered the Phillies since 2003, and for since 2009. Follow him on Twitter and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.