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Signing Analysis: Wes Helms

Signing Analysis: Wes Helms

The Phillies shopped for an option at third base and believe they found a very viable one in Wes Helms. So, just what does Wes Helms bring to the Phillies and is he worth the money that the Phillies have shelled out for him?

The deal: Two-years (with an option for a third), $5 million. Helms receives a $500,000 signing bonus and a base salary of $1.6 million for 2007. He'll get a base of $2.15 in 2008 and will at least collect another $750,000 if the Phillies decide not to pick up the option for 2009. If they do pick up the option, Helms will be paid $3.75 million for 2009. The recent past: Wes Helms went through... Recommended Stories

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