The Phillies are close to signing free-agent right-hander Chan Ho Park, according to Yahoo Sports. The club has not confirmed or announced anything regarding Park. Park, 35, went 4-4 with a 3.40 ERA over 95 2/3 innings in 2008, making five starts among his 54 appearances for the Dodgers.
The Phillies are expected to look at him as a starter and the deal likely will be for one year.
John Schlegel is an executive editor at MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.