PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Pitcher Brandon Kintzler and outfielder Matt Joyce were selected to the major league roster by the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday.
Joyce, 36, hit .310 with one homer and four RBIs in 29 at-bats.
Kintzler gets a one-year contract calling for a $3 million salary in the major leagues and $180,000 in the minors. He can earn $500,000 in performance bonuses for games: $125,000 each for 30, 40, 50 and 60. He also can earn $500,000 in performance bonuses for games finished: $125,000 apiece for 20, 25, 30, and 35.
Joyce receives a one-year deal calling for a $1.5 million salary while in the major leagues and the chance to earn $1 million in performance bonuses for plate appearances: $50,000 each for 200, 250, and 300, $100,000 for 350, $150,000 for 400 and $200,000 apiece for 450, 500 and 550.
Philadelphia opens at home against Atlanta on Thursday.
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