Sports - Colorado Rockies

Nov 20, 2011 9:56 PM by Jordan Mason

Phillies acquire Wigginton in trade with Rockies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Phillies have acquired utilityman Ty Wigginton and cash from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for a player to be named later or cash.

Wigginton batted .242 with 15 homers and 47 RBIs in 130 games last season. He played third base, first base, left field and right field. The deal was announced Sunday night.

The 34-year-old Wigginton has hit .265 with 158 homers and 548 RBIs in 1,190 games in 10 seasons with the New York Mets, Pittsburgh, Tampa Bay, Houston, Baltimore and Colorado.

Wigginton was an All-Star in 2010 with the Orioles


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