J.T. Realmuto Signs Record-Setting Contract with Phillies
Also: Marcus Semien signs with the Jays, the HOF throws a shutout, and Curt Schilling takes himself out of the running.
The Phillies finally got their guy, bringing back free agent catcher J.T. Realmuto on a five-year, $115.5 million contract, Craig Mish reported on Tuesday. Realmuto was arguably the top free agent of this offseason’s class, depending on how one also rates Trevor Bauer and George Springer.
It was a slow burn for the Phillies, who did not appear enthused t…