PHILADELPHIA -- A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that right-hander Roberto Hernandez and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a one-year contract.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because an agreement has not been completed and the player is to have a physical.
The 33-year-old Hernandez was formerly known as Fausto Carmona. Major League Baseball suspended him for three weeks.
Last year, he was 6-13 with a 4.89 ERA for Tampa Bay, and he is 59-82 with a 4.67 ERA over eight seasons overall, seven with the Cleveland Indians.
Hernandez gives the Phillies depth on their staff. Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press