Romero was 2-2 with a 1.92 ERA for the Phillies in 2007. The only potential knock on him is that he walked 40 and struck out 42 in his 56.2 innings of work. Against left-handed hitters, Romero had a 2.05 ERA and opposing lefties had an average of just .207 against Romero in 2007. As a Phillie, opposing left-handed hitters managed just a .125 average. While Romero was used primarily as a left-handed specialist, right-handed hitters hit just .133 against him during his run with the Phillies.
Romero had pitched for the Twins, Angels and Red Sox before joining the Phillies after Boston released him last June.