|Dec. 14 1:33 PM PT2:33 PM MT3:33 PM CT4:33 PM ET16:33 ET21:33 GMT5:33 CST2:33 PM MST4:33 PM EST5:03 PM VEN1:33 UAE (+1)3:33 PM CT-Wigginton and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a $5 million, two-year contract. General manager John Mozeliak announced the agreement Friday and said Wigginton gives the Cardinals a right-handed bat ``with punch.''
Analysis: The 35-year-old Wigginton, who will make $2.5 million annually, has hit 15 or more homers six times during 11 big league seasons. He had 22 in 2010, when he was an All-Star with Baltimore. Wigginton has a .263 career average with 169 home runs and 591 RBIs in 1,315 games with the New York Mets (2002-04), Pittsburgh (2004-05), Tampa Bay (2006-07), Houston (2007-08), Baltimore (2009-10), Colorado (2011) and Philadelphia (2012).
|Nov. 1 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET23:47 ET3:47 GMT11:47 CST8:47 PM MST10:47 PM EST11:17 PM VEN7:47 UAE (+1)9:47 PM CT-General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. and the Phillies picked up the $5 million 2013 option on Carlos Ruiz and declined options on utility man Ty Wigginton and reliever Jose Contreras.
Analysis: Contreras was owed $2.5 million and Wigginton was due $4 million. Each played received a $500,000 buyout.
|Aug. 16 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET17:51 ET21:51 GMT5:51 CST2:51 PM MST4:51 PM EST5:21 PM VEN1:51 UAE (+1)4:51 PM CT-Wigginton hit his 10th homer and drove in both runs for the Phillies in Wednesday's 9-2 loss to Miami.
Analysis: Wigginton was 4 for 37 with one RBI in his previous 19 games.
|May 29 12:14 PM PT1:14 PM MT2:14 PM CT3:14 PM ET15:14 ET19:14 GMT3:14 CST12:14 PM MST2:14 PM EST2:44 PM VEN23:14 UAE2:14 PM CT-Wigginton went 3 for 3 with a homer and a career-high six RBIs during Monday's 8-4 road win over the New York Mets.
Analysis: Wigginton is hitting .375 with two homers and eight RBIs in his last four games.
|May 3 9:19 AM PT10:19 AM MT11:19 AM CT12:19 PM ET12:19 ET16:19 GMT0:19 CST9:19 AM MST11:19 AM EST11:49 AM VEN20:19 UAE11:19 AM CT-Wigginton had two hits and three runs in Wednesday's wild 15-13, 11-inning loss at Atlanta.
Analysis: Wigginton is 5 for 12 in his last three games.
|Apr. 29 10:25 AM PT11:25 AM MT12:25 PM CT1:25 PM ET13:25 ET17:25 GMT1:25 CST10:25 AM MST12:25 PM EST12:55 PM VEN21:25 UAE12:25 PM CT-Wigginton extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a seventh-inning single in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Cubs.
Analysis: Wigginton is batting .372 (16 for 43) during this hitting streak.
|Apr. 26 3:33 PM PT4:33 PM MT5:33 PM CT6:33 PM ET18:33 ET22:33 GMT6:33 CST3:33 PM MST5:33 PM EST6:03 PM VEN2:33 UAE (+1)5:33 PM CT-Wigginton had a pinch-hit single in the sixth inning of Wednesday's 7-2 win over Arizona to extend his hitting streak to 11 games
Analysis: Wigginton is batting .351 (13 for 37) during his hitting streak.
|Apr. 16 3:16 PM PT4:16 PM MT5:16 PM CT6:16 PM ET18:16 ET22:16 GMT6:16 CST3:16 PM MST5:16 PM EST5:46 PM VEN2:16 UAE (+1)5:16 PM CT-Wigginton drove in four runs and Laynce Nix had a tiebreaking double to support Cole Hammels and help the Phillies avoid a three-game sweep with an 8-2 win over the New York Mets on Sunday.
Analysis: Wigginton is batting .222 with five RBIs.