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Phils add 1B Santana for 3 years, $60M

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(TSX / STATS) -- The Philadelphia Phillies added a consistent bat to their lineup on Friday by agreeing to a three-year, $60 million contract with first baseman Carlos Santana.

The Phillies also signed right-handed reliever Pat Neshek to a two-year, $16.25 million contract.

The 31-year-old Santana has been a mainstay for the Cleveland Indians with more than 600 plate appearances in each of the past seven seasons. He batted .259 with 23 homers and 79 RBIs last season.

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