Should the Chicago Cubs Consider Brett Myers?

November 6, 2009 by  

Reports out of Philadelphia Friday are that the National League Champion Phillies will not pursue an extension with Brett Myers.

Myers, once the top of the Philadelphia rotation, fell out of favor over the last couple years because of injuries and off-the-field issues. He spent some time as the Phillies closer before Brad Lidge was acquired as well.

Myers, 29, appeared in 18 games for the Phillies in 2009, starting 10 games and throwing 70.2 innings. He posted a 4-3 record with a 4.84 ERA and .272 batting average allowed. He struck out 50 batters, while 23 received a free pass.

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